Tragedy on Narragansett Bay:
A collision during a regatta took the life of competitor Sandra G. Tartaglino, 60, of Tiverton, RI. As reported in the Providence Journal, the incident took place at around 2:45 p.m. on August 11 near the Claiborne Pell Bridge in Newport, RI.
Tartaglino had been racing on her F18 catamaran in the New England 100 Regatta, an event she had organized, when her southbound course along the east passage came into conflict with a 25-foot power boat crossing the east passage.
Following the accident, she was unconscious in the water on the Jame…
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