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Susie Goodall Rescued

The crew of the Hong Kong-registered cargo ship MV Tian Fu successfully rescued solo sailor Susie Goodall 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn this morning.

Susie Goodall rides a hook to safety, transferring from her badly damaged DHL Starlight to the Tian Fu.
© 2018 Tian Fu / MRCC Chile

As we reported in Wednesday’s Lectronic Latitude, Goodall’s Rustler 36 had pitchpoled and dismasted in a Southern Ocean storm. The 29-year-old Brit was the only female competitor in the nonstop Golden Globe Race. Her position at the time of the rescue was 45º 10.711 S 121º 40.157 W.

Tian Fu
Tian Fu is a 627-ft cargo ship.
© 2018 Maxi Alonso

The ship is now bound for Modran, Argentina, and expected to reach port on December 22 or 23.

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