Scroll down to have a look, or Click Login/Signup Button & start Sharing with other Sailing Fans, start soSAILizing!

 Scouring the sea for a missing woman “in pink pyjamas” who fell from a cruise ship found two men stranded near their sinking sailboat.

Both men had to jump into the rough sea one-by-one, before being hoisted into a rescue helicopter, where they were reported as being “healthy”.

Their dramatic rescue came one day after Salvamento Maritimo saved five crew from sailboat Loa Zour.

Flying under an Irish flag, the boat was struggling in “very thick sea, with waves between four-to-six metres high, and winds of 65 knots, which is equivalent to 120 km/h.”

The rescuers said on Facebook that “the rescue was very complex due to the adverse weather conditions” with Loa Zour “totally adrift”, in stormy weather, 85 miles northwest of A Coruña.

When Lucky Bird's crew were rescued yesterday, Salvamento's emergency chopper had been working on another operation, looking for a woman reported to have fallen into the sea from a cruise liner in high winds near Majorca.

The cruise ship had left Cannes on Friday and was due to dock in Palma, Majorca, early on Saturday.

However it turned around at about 8.30am when the captain announced they were going to search for a missing woman.

Families said she had last been seen wearing pink pyjamas on her balcony at around 1am on Saturday morning and told how her heartbroken family warned she couldn't swim.

 



 

| Video | 

 

 

Comment Here

 

 

     "for soSAILize members only - Login/SignUp Required"

Don't forget to check out more Sailing News - Sailing Movies - Member Wall posts - Events & More
Disclaimer

This disclaimer informs readers that the views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the articles belong solely to the author, and not necessarily to the author’s employer, organization, committee or other group or individual.

None of the authors, contributors, administrators, or anyone else connected with soSAILize, in any way whatsoever, can be responsible for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.

Please send feedback, error reports, and suggestions to about-an-article AT sosailize.net

Sailing News
Latest Post on Social Wall Activity Stream
Venus Baily shared a photo. yesterday

River Forth, Scotland : This is Rosie R
Found on the beach to the Aberdour side of Dalgety Bay, do you know who owns her??
please call

Gordon Barton, Senior Maritime Operations Officer

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

4th Floor, Marine House

Blakies Quay

Aberdeen

AB11 5PB

Tel +44 (0)1224 592334

River Forth, Scotland : This is Rosie RFound on the beach to the Aberdour side of Dalgety Bay, do you know who owns her??please callGordon Barton, Senior Maritime Operations OfficerMaritime & Coastguard Agency4th Floor, Marine HouseBlakies QuayAberdeenAB11 5PBTel +44 (0)1224 592334
Yolena added a video. yesterday

WHEN A HOARDER TAKES OVER A SAILBOAT

Openbare groep Velisti in Facebook | Facebook