One dead and 4 missing in San Francisco yacht race tragedy

Tragedy struck the Full Crew Farallon Race in off San Francisco, California today as the yacht Low Speed Chase was hit by two powerful waves. The boat was badly damaged with one crew member killed and three others injured. Four people are missing having been washed overboard by the first wave. A search and rescue […]

Titanic Memorial Cruise hit by bad weather and a medical emergency

The MS Balmoral Titanic memorial cruise has hit more problems after bad weather caused a delay leaving Cobh overnight. The ship is now reported to have turned back in order to get closer to land and within the range of the Coastguard helicopter. Is is believed that one person needs to be evacuated after suffering […]

MS Balmoral Sets Sail on Titanic 100 Year Memorial Cruise

The MS Balmoral left Southampton today (April 08 2012) on a cruise that retraces the route of the ill-fated RMS Titanic liner exactly 100 years earlier. The Titanic made the same journey setting out from Southampton on April 08 1912. MS Balmoral departed Southampton on the memorial voyage at 16:00 local time – one hour […]

Suspected Woman Overboard from Condor Rapide

April 1 2012 – A woman is reported missing and is suspected of having fallen overboard from the Condor Rapide ferry. The ferry departed Guernsey at 16:15 and had been due to to arrive in Poole at 19:15. The incident is reported to have occurred around 17:30 local time. A search operation is currently underway and […]

Geraldton Yacht Hit by Giant Wave

Overnight we heard that 68ft yacht the Geraldton Western Australia was hit by a giant wave injuring crew members and causing damage to the yacht. CV6 Geraldton Western Australia is one of 10 68-foot yachts competing in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race. Four crew members, three British and One Australian, are reported to […]