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They had just seconds to escape.
When their boat started -- some Texas -- -- and students and staff were sailing regatta this weekend when in an instant everything changed.
And one man stepped right up to save their lives even though it meant sacrificing his own.
I would you know point try to help.
There aren't pretty good condition a little dehydration.
-- little sunburn real tired.
And I'm real lucky.
After about 26 hours in the water and and night time coastguard rescued.
The survivors say they -- their lives to safety officer Roger Stone.
Stone was an assistant coach for the Aggies offshore sailing team.
He and five others were on board the 38 foot Cynthia woods on Friday night in the Gulf of Mexico.
-- something tore off the sail boat's keel what ever happened to car -- those are things happen rather quickly.
Survivors states don't recognize the danger immediately got everybody up on day.
We just couldn't save himself yeah.
Today Texas City and it is remembering stone as a hero.
One of the mothers tell me that she endured twelve hours of not knowing where her son -- It's just tears of joy to accept pregnant thanks to a man who sacrificed everything.
To help others may get home.
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