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post #10 of Old 04-11-2013
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Re: Bad yacht accident: two dead (one rescuer)

I did a quick Google and it looks like this boat was some kind of charter operation (pardon the translation from German):

This yacht, we offer training, cruises and regattas take part in the premium market! From exercising the harbor maneuvers, skipper training, driving instruction on sports travel trips to the Atlantic Regatta is our MERI Tuuli inside everything. We prove the MERI Tuuli max.6 with paying passengers plus 1 or 2 Skipper inside.
Might explain the pressure to get into port if the paying passengers were upset.

Rough outcome for sure. Kudos to the rescuers.
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