There was a sailboat – and …

June 8, 2019

      There was a sailboat – and …
      One of our regular readers today complained: that this week the site and the Yacht Russia page in the FB too often wrote about disasters. What to do – here's another one.

There was a sailboat - and ...

At noon today, the container ship ASTROSPRINTER, which followed the Elbe from Hamburg to the North Sea, collided with a wooden sailboat NO.5 ELBE (built in 1883), on board which at that moment there were 43 passengers and crew members.

As a result of the collision, the sailboat, whose restoration was completed, do not believe it, just a week ago, sank. All passengers and crew members rescued, but five of them were injured, one seriously.

An investigation into the incident has begun.

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