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A Swan Adrift – Abandoned Sailing Yachts Drifting on the Deep Blue Sea

In February, Wolfhound, a 48′ Nautor Swan sailing yacht, was abandoned in a storm just north of Bermuda by her Irish owner, Alan McGettigan, and a crew of three. The sailors were rescued by a passing freighter. The boat was reported to have sunk. Instead, … Continue reading

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Abby Sunderland Update, Photo of “Wild Eyes”

Rough weather is reported to be delaying  the French fishing boat that is on its way to rescue Abby Sunderland.   Her sailboat, Wild Eyes, has been dismasted but has not lost its keel as was earlier reported.   A … Continue reading

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Abby Sunderland Restarts her Round the World Attempt

Abby Sunderland is putting into Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, interrupting her round the world attempt,  because of a power problem aboard her yacht, Wild Eyes. The yacht’s solar panels and wind generators were not providing enough power and the yacht … Continue reading

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