The Corner

Disaster at Sea

Via the BBC:

An expedition team which set sail from Plymouth on a 5,000-mile carbon emission-free trip to Greenland have been rescued by an oil tanker. . . .

Raoul Surcouf, Richard Spink and skipper Ben Stoddart sent a mayday because they feared for their safety amid winds of 68mph (109km/h)…In one incident Mr Stoddart hit his head and the wind generator and solar panels were ripped from the yacht.

I’m not laughing; I’m really not.

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