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16 January 2018 11:40 (South Africa)

Teen sailor Abby Sunderland back in radio contact

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The Airbus dispatched to search for 16-year-old solo sailor Abby Sunderland has found her, and her yacht, in the Indian Ocean. We're still not exactly sure why she activated the original distress signals, although she did have problems with the yacht's engine on Thursday. Abby is back in radio contact, and due to be picked up by a fishing vessel tomorrow. We wonder if her parents will ground her for making everyone worry?  Sydney Morning Herald

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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