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Trio survive yacht fire

Wednesday 24 June 2015 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Local

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Trio survive yacht fire
The sailors (from left to right) Murray Vereker-Bindon, owner, Michael Boyd, crewman and Victor Campos, captain, had to abandon the boat after a fi re in the engine compartment engulfed the vessel.

A DREAM voyage for a 70-year-old turned into a nightmare when his 15-metre United States-registered yacht SV Sunny Deck en route to Tonga caught fire south of Niue on Tuesday night, after leaving Cook Islands waters.

A DREAM voyage for a 70-year-old turned into a nightmare when his 15-metre United States-registered yacht SV Sunny Deck en route to Tonga caught fire south of Niue on Tuesday night, after leaving Cook Islands waters.


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