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Old 03-02-2016, 03:55   #1
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Oceanis 48 sunk in vicinity of Guadeloupe

.... German article with video here:

Gesunken: Eine Oceanis 48 sackt ab vor laufender Kamera | SegelReporter

Article says boat had a problem with the steering system.

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Re: Oceanis 48 sunk in vicinity of Guadeloupe

Hmm. Can anyone explain the attempt to tow a sinking boat? Sure it was calm but they sure had to get off in a hurry because of that. Just can't see what point of the tow was.


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Re: Oceanis 48 sunk in vicinity of Guadeloupe

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Article says boat had a problem with the steering system.
Is it deja vu or am i hearing this too much lately?
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