On Wednesday, the Coast Guard rescued a captain who fell off a ninety five foot yacht. The officials of the Coast Guard stated that he fell overboard from the vessel around ten miles off Nassau. Crews coming back to Miami were able to attain him after they caught a mayday call coming from the vessel named “Contessa.”
Once they found out the captain, they were able to ran him up to safety and then treat him for minor wounds. After that the captain was taken to Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau.
Meanwhile, Elisha McCallion, the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, became a part of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race founder and chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston for the naming event of Derry-Londonderry-Doire yacht entry in 2015-16 season.
The event at race’s Gosport headquarters located in Portsmouth Harbour also watched the yacht’s captain named as thirty one year old Daniel Smith from Scotland. Daniel is an experienced instructor and yachtsman he would lead the team on its forty thousand mile, eleven month ocean race series that gets underway on 30th August, from London.
Sir Robin said that they are all about to embark on a journey that would alter their lives. He founded the Clipper Race in the year 1996 to offer people the scope to sail around the world, experience the wonders as well as challenges of Mother Nature, and the satisfaction which comes from the achievement of crossing the world’s oceans.