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Dismasted Russian Solo Sailor Rescued in Bass Strait

It was a quest that many dream of, but few see to fruition. 47-year-old Sergey Zjukovbuilt his own 24ft boat and sailed it across the Atlantic twice before setting off from Portugal on a solo round-world journey. He had successfully … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues Sailors 28 Miles Off Florida Coast

The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled sailing vessel with damaged sails 28 miles east of the St. Johns River early Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification of the disabled sailing vessel, Second Wind, … Continue reading

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11-year-old Girl Single-handedly Sails Sick Father to Shore

A brave 11-year-old girl British girl single-handedly sailed a 24ft yacht back to shore after her father collapsed and blacked out on board. Unity Bowns was sailing with father Matthew, 58, when he fell ill with gallstone pancreatitis. But the … Continue reading

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