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Rescue crew goes 20 miles to aid yacht with cracked hull

St Helena’s new rescue boat has been taken far out into a heavy Atlantic swell to aid a yacht crew whose vessel had begun taking in water through a crack in its hull. The unnamed yacht had begun leaking heavily after setting out from … Continue reading

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Yacht disaster that highlighted sea safety failings

The wreck of the yacht Queequeg in James Bay brought home the failings in St Helena’s ancient marine laws, says the man in charge of reviewing them.  The 40-year-old racing yacht, built by a celebrated Australian designer, was about to … Continue reading

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Yacht wreck owner gets £200,000 pay-out

The wreck of the classic yacht Queequeg in James Bay in 2011 has resulted in an out-of-court settlement approaching a quarter of a million pounds. The veteran racing yacht broke its mooring and was blown onto rocks at the Needle’s … Continue reading

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