Sailor David Hawkins tells of giant wave ordeal
A man taking part in an around-the-world yacht race has described the moment his boat was hit by a giant wave as like "a scene from a film".
David Hawkins, from Little Weighton, East Yorkshire, was on the Geraldton yacht when it was struck by a huge wave, injuring four crew members.
After arriving in California following a dramatic rescue, Mr Hawkins managed to call home for the first time.
03 Apr 2012
- From the section Humberside