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Details of incident 98

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Date 6 Aug 2003
Location Schinias Olympic Rowing Lake, Greece. Junior World Championships
Water Temperature warm
Boat(s) involved multiple 8+
Boat Construction various
Outcome GB and US JM8+ sank in high winds. Rescue boats on hand. 
Description GB and US JM8+ sank in high winds. Crews rescued by safety launches. US JM8+ was taken across the finishing line by the swimming crew.


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