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Re: 3 Dead in Sailing Yacht Crash in Race from Newport California to Mexico.
If that track is legit (the way it was first reported on SA is a little sketchy), it looks like a collision with another vessel can be ruled out. However, the track is so straight that they would have to have been motoring with an autopilot engaged. It's basically a cliff face there, so maybe the keel was ripped off by the impact, or soon afterwards, and the hull bashed against the rocks until it was ground to splinters.
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