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Old 22-06-2017, 15:47   #1
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Backstay failure in SoPac

Mayday from somewhere approaching Tonga and Fiji

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Re: Backstay failure in SoPac

They've been spotted from an Orion. Seems they hit a remote reef at night. Part of an Atoll and they can get ashore by liferaft or dinghy.
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