New Caledonia sailors rescued

P&O CRUISES vessel Pacific Pearl has safely picked up a crew of five sailors aboard a New Caledonia yacht which yesterday began taking on water and sinking late yesterday. At the time, Pearl was 12 nautical miles away and upon receiving the vessel’s mayday distress signal, deployed one of its tenders to rescue the sailors and bring them onboard, according to a Facebook update from P&O.
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