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Ill-fated sailboat is Ocean View tourist attraction - The Virginian-Pilot
by NewsReader 08-29-2011


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Ill-fated sailboat is Ocean View tourist attraction
The Virginian-Pilot
People stop to take pictures and check out the abandoned sailboat on Willoughby Spit in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday morning, Aug 28, 2011. Two people were rescued from the sailboat the day before while trying to escape Hurricane Irene. ...
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I hate to see something like this happen. I am glad they are all safe. But what were they doing out at sea? We heard much about this storms arrival to have something like this occur. Has anybody heard more information about the accident?

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