Both articles mention that the life raft was missing. The reality is unless there is a survivor you never really know what happened when a boat is found drifting. Sobering...
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“The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective." - Henry David Thoreau