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Monday 13 November 2017 | Written by Chris Taylor | Published in Local

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Yachtie was warned against voyage to New Zealand
The crew of Te Kukupa braved rough seas to rescue the skipper of the yacht Zangano. 17110115

Local businessman Keith Christian, who sold a New Zealander the 54-foot steel-hulled yacht that sank 390 nautical miles out to sea last week, refutes claims by the new owner that he sold him a “picture perfect” boat. He also says he strongly warned the inexperienced yachtie against sailing to Whangarei alone.

Local businessman Keith Christian, who sold a New Zealander the 54-foot steel-hulled yacht that sank 390 nautical miles out to sea last week, refutes claims by the new owner that he sold him a “picture perfect” boat. He also says he strongly warned the inexperienced yachtie against sailing to Whangarei alone.


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