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Missing 8 Days, Sailor, 77, Found at Sea

Craig Neus was in good health when Coast Guard found him off Fla. coast

(Newser) - Craig Neus, 77, was sailing his 32-foot boat from Baltimore to his home in Panama City, Fla. But after making a purchase on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at a resort in the appropriately named town of Captiva, Fla., no one heard a word from him—even though his daughters tried calling... More »

Cruise Ship Rescues Sailor on Around-the-World Try

Alain Delord was adrift for 3 days after losing yacht

(Newser) - A 63-year-old sailor was rescued today after three days adrift off the coast of Tasmania, reports the BBC . Frenchman Alain Delord was picked up by a cruise ship returning from Antarctica after he was forced to abandon his yacht on Friday when the mast broke during his around-the-world attempt. Authorities... More »

Second Missing Sailor's Body Recovered

Body found by villagers near where two sailors disappeared

(Newser) - The body of a second US sailor who went missing in a dangerous part of eastern Afghanistan has been recovered, say military officials. The family of Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove—a 25-year-old from the Seattle area—has been notified of his death, after villagers in Logar province found... More »

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