Originally Posted by edsailing
Quote from the sailor involved (from the UK Press)
"I am not familiar with the area so I thought I would hug the coastline"
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Other than some fog, weather conditions in the area have been fine, seas slight, prevailing winds tend to be on shore wind.
I appreciate it it is sad when this happens but.......... draw your own conclusions as to why and how it could have been avoided