Reza Baluchi Floating From Florida To Bermuda in A Bubble Rescued By Coast Guard. Baluchi made 2 distress emergency calls for help. He was stopping other boaters asking for directions while totally exhausted and disoriented. He was attempting a 1,000 mile trip, and made it 1/10th of the way when he gave up. Temps. in that hydro-pod will reach over 120 degrees, plus he had little if any provisions for an estimated 5 month trip.