Two yachtsmen await rescue off tas east coast of Australia
10:43 am, 7 June 2012
PALMERVILLE – Rescue teams are on 바카라the scene for a missing yachtsman who went missing while attempting to retrieve more than 40 boats belonging to his family in the early hours of Saturday morning.
It is believed that James Lee Winton, 32, left his vessel «Dixie» west coast of Tasmania on Saturday morning.
Winton told friends and family that his yachtship was nearing a safe port and called for help just before midnight when he became lost, said a statement released by Tasmania Police Department (TPD).
The crew spotted a raft of yachts in the waters and began a search for the missing yachtsman while the ship’s owner called out «Papa, we are coming».
The crew rescued three other yachtsmen and tra우리카지노nsported the crew to Port Hedland.
The TPD said one man suffered minor injuries when he was thrown around as the crew struggled to find Winton and his missing crew mate, who appeared to have suffered a cardiac arrest.
The crew were working on the same location.
Winton’s mother, Jocelyn, and uncle, Tony, a former TPD captain, both released a statement confirming the death.
The TPD said it was assisting with the investigation and no further comment had been made by the Dixie owner on the matter.
On Friday afternoon, Winton’s wife, Anne, described him as an «allrounder and great young guy».
«He was a very passionate, caring son and we love him dearly, he left us with his brother, and we are just devastated and heartbroken,» she said.
Jocelyn Winton said that when they first heard of his disappearance she and her husband were «extremely concerned» and that they could not allow it to get them down.
She said that the family received a call from the Yachts Yachting Club on Monday evening to let them know of the tragic loss.
«We’ve obviously known of his death for some time, so this is real우리카지노ly devastating,» she said.
«We’re devastated and shocked. We have just got to keep moving.»
It is understood that Winton’s wife was involved with an offshore oil rig. Her partner, Nick, took over the role of the crew at about the same time as Winton did.
The crew was to return to Por