You can read part one here

The mass of rafted up kayaks gave a faint blue point of light where each man was wearing a 12-hour duration chemical light. It’s a plastic tube that when bent in half breaks a vile of liquid. When then agitated it will glow faintly. And now I saw a blue light point leave the raft and began to drift away from the others.

“Man overboard, Man overboard!” I called out to First Mate as I slapped him on the shoulder.

“I see him; want me to divert over and pick him up!?”