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Details of incident 37

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Date 9-10 May 2003
Location Swan River, Perth, WA
Water Temperature Comparatively warm
Boat(s) involved Four 8+
Boat Construction One was a KIRS 8
Outcome Rescued by passing powerboat. Crew very cold 
Description Strong winds. All sank. The KIRS settled bow high, and continued to slowly sink


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