02 April 2014

British sailor Andrew Taylor knocked off yacht by 70ft wave, rescued alive in freezing and stormy Pacific seas (video link)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2593407/British-sailor-Andrew-Taylor-knocked-yacht-70ft-wave-rescued-alive-spending-90-MINUTES-freezing-stormy-Pacific-seas.html British sailor Andrew Taylor knocked off yacht by 70ft wave is rescued alive after spending 90 MINUTES in freezing and stormy Pacific seas - Andrew Taylor, 46, from London, spent 90 minutes in freezing, stormy seas - Huge wave knocked him off the 70ft yacht when he was changing a sail - Treated by an onboard medic for hypothermia and shock - Wearing a life jacket and dry suit which helped to him to survive -For video and to read more, go to link above

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