All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Capsized boat’

Lone Survivor of Capsized Boat Expresses Guilt

Commercial fisherman Phillip Sanchez has expressed gratitude tinged with guilt, after becoming the lone survivor of a boating accident that killed four of his friends off the coast of Northern California Saturday. A sneaker wave capsized the 32-foot boat Sanchez was a passenger on during a crabbing gig near Bodega Bay, situated roughly 70 miles north of San Francisco. Sanchez, …

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Turks and Caicos, Illegal Migrants Die When Boat Capsizes

On Christmas day, at least 18 immigrants from Haiti died when their vessel was intercepted by police and forced to reroute to the nearby Turks and Caicos Islands. The boat, which was holding approximately 50 people – too many for the capacity – capsized while being “towed in” by police. Overloading was determined as the cause, however many people drowned, …

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