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Canadian Solo Sailor Rescued from Sinking Yacht

A Canadian solo sailor has been rescued from his sinking yacht in rough conditions 1,250 nautical miles (2,300km) north-east of Auckland – about 600nm (1,100km) south of Rarotonga – after a mercy dash by the car-carrier Fidelio. The Rescue Coordination Centre … Continue reading

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Couple Rescued at Sea for Second Time

Jim Laverdière and Janette Wygergangs, from Pointe Claire, Canada, have been rescued at sea for the second time in four months and this time they’ve lost their C 36 sailboat Viewfinder for good. Earlier this week, the couple and two guests … Continue reading

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