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it could have been any of us…

Friends and colleagues are in mourning after a popular real-estate agent from Hornsby died in a yacht accident at Pittwater that left another person with severe injuries.
David Booth, 72, was killed and his friend Billy Stevens, also 72, was left with with a severe leg injury when their yacht crashed head-on with another yacht as they rounded a mark off Clareville about 2.30pm on Saturday.
Witnesses said about 50 yachts from the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club were competing in three races on Saturday. At the time of the accident, it was quite hectic at the top mark in the race, as boats jostled for position to round it.
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