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Mid Ocean Assist

Patrick and Rebecca Childress had just dropped Brick House’s mainsail in preparation for an oncoming squall as they sailed among the remote southern Solomon Islands, when Patrick spotted something extraordinary and frightening. An 18-ft open fiberglass boat was fast approaching their … Continue reading

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Amazing Rescue: ‘We couldn’t have done it without the planes’

The rescue of French round-the-world sailor Alain Delord from a remote spot in the Southern Ocean was an amazing coordination between the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), the Dornier aircraft that flew over him and a cruise ship that sailed … Continue reading

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