South African sailors rescued from crippled yacht off WA coast after mast breaks

South African sailors rescued from crippled yacht off WA coast after mast breaks Three South African nationals have been re scued from their stricken yacht in the southern Indian Ocean by Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Parramatta yesterday evening, 18 March 2017, in a search and rescue operation coordinated by the Australian …

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South African sailors rescued from crippled yacht off WA coast after mast breaks

Three men have been winched off their stricken yacht by the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Parramatta more than 1,300 kilometres off the coast of Western Australia. The South African nationals were rescued from their abandoned vessel Jedi 1 last …

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South Africans sailing to NZ rescued off stricken yacht 1300km southwest of Cape Leeuwin

The three-man crew of the dismasted 13-metre Jedi 1 were winched to safety by a Seahawk helicopter from the HMAS Parramatta about 9pm on Saturday. Photo / Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Three South African men have been rescued from their …

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