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Details of incident 31

Swamping record

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Date Oct 2002
Location Brown Uni, during race, Connecticut, USA
Water Temperature “Hypothermic”
Boat(s) involved 8+
Boat Construction Open
Outcome 9 crew rescued by the coastguard. 
Description Swamped by a large wash from sport-fishing boat, sank bow first & kept sinking.


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