making fun here, but rarely has a boat name ever been more aptly named,
and for all the wrong reasons. Bummer story, and the lesson is – use your
head when you make a decision.
at an inquest into the deaths of three people who died after their boat
capsized told the coroner of their disbelief when they saw the small cabin
cruiser embark on a trip in heavy seas. Andrew Carrick, 45, his partner
Jill Russell, 48, and his brother John Carrick, 36, all from Middlesbrough,
died after their 24ft boat overturned outside Whitby harbour last November.
One witness told the inquest at Scarborough county court how he desperately
tried to warn the boat’s occupants before the two men were thrown into
the sea as it hit huge waves. Peter Fitzgibbon, a policeman who was on
holiday in Whitby at the time with his wife, described how he saw the
boat — named Last Call — as it left the harbour. Read the