Monday, January 09, 2006

Colin Is Fine, The Boat Is Wrecked

After managing 59 miles of his first day rowing round the Antarctic (total distance: 13440 miles) Colin Yeates, hit strong currents causing his boat to hit rocks and become wrecked.

Report: "January 3rd 2006 at approx. 22.30GMT Colin's boat was wrecked on rocks. The boat had to be abandoned; at 23.30GMT Colin made a short call to his support team. He was safe and on dry land. Police has picked Colin up and now ( 15:00GMT Jan 4th 2006) they are on route to the nearest farm."


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