MAIB: ‘Insufficent planning’ resulted in Clipper yacht Greenings grounding

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) says lessons learnt from previous incidents could have prevented CV24 running aground in South AfricaCutting the hull forward section‘Insufficient planning’ was behind the grounding of the Clipper Race CV24 yacht, Greenings, according to the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The vessel ran aground off South Africa on 31 October […]

Kim Wall: body confirmed as missing journalist who was last seen on board a homemade sub

Police in Denmark have confirmed that the body of journalist, Kim Wall, has been found. She was last seen with Peter Madsen on his homemade submarineKim Wall was last seen on board Peter Madsen’s home-made submarine, UC3 Nautilus. Credit: TT News Agency/Press Association ImagesDanish police have confirmed that a headless torso washed ashore south of […]

Mother of Caribbean Sea murder victim pleads for speedy trial

75-year-old US sailor Silas Duane Boston denies murdering British couple Christopher Farmer and Peta Frampton on his boat in the Caribbean Sea in 1978 The couple were found off the coast of Punta de Manabique, Guatemala. Credit: Javier Alvarez25 January 2017 The mother of Christopher Farmer, who was found dead along with his girlfriend, […]