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Tragic Tuesday

Tragic
Tuesday

Boomed

Rescuers
braved sharks and gale force conditions to rescue a woman whose husband
had been fatally struck by the boom of his yacht in wild weather off Queensland. Read
the story
. As much of a bummer as this story is, there is at least
a positive
side
to it.

Schooner Boomer

While
he was under sail, the rudder of the 1940s-era Newfoundland schooner broke.
The 48-foot gaff-rigged wooden sailboat was pushed into the rocks behind
the Ocean View, a residence at 290 Ocean Rd. Read
it
.

Dung Heap

A
boat carrying fertilizer sank in Cho Gao Canal in the Mekong Delta province
of Tien Giang on Saturday night after colliding with a barge. Read
on
.

Trashed Again

Out
in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, hundreds of kilometres from land,
Captain Charles Moore stood at the bow of his 50-foot catamaran and looked
toward the horizon. But instead of gliding along calm, sapphire-coloured
waters glistening in the afternoon sun, his aluminum-hulled Alguita carved
through a sea of shiny, modern-day refuse. Read
more
.