which side are you on?:
This is a tricky one and I am not 100% sure where I come down on this. I would have fully backed the captain had his behavior after the suicide been different but he didn’t (apparently) follow some basic seamanship rules and now has been charged with manslaughter. Here is the story as we best can tell and I say ‘as best we can tell’ because there are some big gaps that need filling in.
Captain Rick Smith runs a charter business out of Camden, Maine and St. John in the U.S. Virgin islands aboard his 43-foot yawl, Cimarron, and has been doing so for a number of years. In October 2015 he and a crew were …
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A national champion sailor and musician from Guelph, Canada has died.
Margaret Kurvink?, known to most as Molly, died during an iceboating accident on Guelph Lake Wednesday afternoon. Kurvink?, 62, was with her husband Harri Palm when Wellington OPP say the iceboat they were on went through the ice.
Kurvink went into the water around 3:30 p.m. and her husband tried to pull her out, which is when they became trapped in the frigid waters. The couple were stranded approximately 60 metres from shore, police said.
Both were rushed to hospital. Police later reported on Twitter that Kurvink had died.
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