513-gt 3-masted Canadian sailing vessel Concordia, with 64 passengers and crew, sank in high winds off the coast of Brazil on Feb. 18. The vessel had been due in Montevideo on Feb. 23. A Brazilian Air Force plane spotted the rafts from the Concordia floating about 300 miles off the coast of Rio de Janeiro three hours after distress signal. Successful rescue with no injuries reported. [From our Sr. Correspondent Tim Schwabedissen, 20-2-10]
From Manfred Orlow, Dayton,Ohio
The above quote is from "Daily Ship Casualty Report" on the public forum CargoLaw.com out of LAX in Los Angeles. The sinking happened on Feb. 20 og this year.