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Mummified body of German Sailor found in Yacht

Discussion in 'General Yachting Discussion' started by Capt J, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. Capt J

    Capt J Senior Member

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    Definitely an interesting find.
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    The authorities are still investigating this case. They say it could be a health condition. Not much was stolen or missing . Pirates are more rampant on the southern part of Mindanao. He was found in the northern part of the island. His mast could have been broken after he died because of the rough seas these months due to the northwest moonsoon.
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    Video Footage Released Of The Moment When Mummified Body Was Found
    Article: http://ow.ly/Zj2FQ
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    My French from high school kicked in at the end there.
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    International phrase.
    Sadly (per my wife), I exchange that phrase often.

    Wish the video kept going. Would of luved to hear more when he went below.
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  8. Capt Ralph

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    I am confused.
    Hull looked upright in video from post #4. All other post & pics had fishermen involved and boat flooded/listing.
    WTF?

    Oh, Family did not know he was missing or over due??
    Cremation makes for cheaper air fair.
  9. Capt J

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    Well in the video, there was water on the floor in the cabin. My guess is in the picture of it with all the people on it, it got towed into shore and the tide went out and it's sitting on the keel
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    Locals are always curious, not to mention trying to find things to keep (loot). Local authorities are incapable of just merely keeping a crime scene controlled.