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Sailor Tony Bullimore rescued from his capsized boat

Sailor Tony Bullimore was rescued four days after his boat capsized in the Southern Ocean in 1997.

Mr Bullimore had entered a round-the-world race, the Vendee Globe, when his boat became trapped in a storm.

Four days after setting off a distress beacon Mr Bullimore was eventually rescued by the Australian Navy, making headlines around the world.

  • 31 Jul 2018
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