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Old 05-12-2013, 07:22   #1
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Body of British sailor found floating in the Adriatic three weeks after his boat was discovered 280 miles away off the Greek coast | Mail Online
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Quite the story. The trimaran sounds like it really took a beating.
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We were approached 4 times in all along the foot of Italy on the 25th/26th Oct by Italian patrol boats.. twice in the early hours when a searchlight would suddenly blast the cockpit.. were never told the reason for the search so assumed it was a theft of a boat similar to the Lagoon 380 I was delivering.. there was also a lot of VHF traffic mentioning Paula Tigra by name (that's how I heard the name)..
So sorry to hear the real story and my sincere condolences to the Family and friends of both men..
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Wow.."Both outer hulls had been ripped off, the wheel and mast were gone, puncture holes dotted the central hull and the rope was wrapped around the propeller."
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So sad to hear, I hope their families find peace. Makes you wonder bad storm with catastrophic failures, or run over by a cargo vessel? Thoughts?
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Very sorry to hear this and condolences to those left behind
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So sad to hear, I hope their families find peace. Makes you wonder bad storm with catastrophic failures, or run over by a cargo vessel? Thoughts?
Probably lost a rig... fouled running and steering gear.... poke... poke... poke....compromised the hulls, flooded.... snap...snap.... sucky deal...
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Terrible news, and who is to say the damage didn't occur after he was already off the boat.

It could of drifted in and out of shallows, etc...
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