Our next break will be Anniversary Regatta Weekend

Trust all had enjoyable Christmas & New Year’s celebrations. Our next break will be Anniversary Regatta Weekend & it brings to mind the 2010 T-boning near Princes Wharf, of 72 year old, 32 foot classic sailing yacht Gypsy by 18 mtr yacht Antaeus motoring towards Westhaven. The damage was devastating to Gypsy, she sank in less than a minute & a crew lady almost drowned, suffering a broken pelvis & unconscious from lacerations to her head. Antaeus, unscathed was fined $200 by the Harbourmaster who drew attention to Rule 22, Collision Avoidance. Maritime NZ declined to investigate … continuing

Antaeus at her berth.                                          A yacht similar to Gypsy
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Gypsy after salvage                                             Gypsy’s interior
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