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Three dead after catamaran capsizes

Published on July 11th, 2019

Newcastle, Australia (July 11, 2019) – A 16-year-old girl and her 50-year-old father were winched off the capsized catamaran during the rescue, but the girl’s 78-year-old grandparents and another unidentified sailor died in the accident. At about 10.10am today, an emergency beacon was activated from a 11.7-metre catamaran that overturned about seven nautical miles off the coast at Stockton Beach. Three bodies were found in the water and retrieved by Marine Rescue. Full report.


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