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Yacht Runs Aground in Salobreña

By Hugh MacArthur

A yacht ran aground on Saturday night along Playa Punta del Rio in Salobreña and the owner is calling for help to get it refloated. »

Italian Drug Runners Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil intercepted a luxury yacht with 3,385 kilos of hashish on board opposite the Almería/Granada provincial border. »

La Herradura Regatta

By Louise Powell

The First Councillor for La Herradura, Juan José Ruiz Joya, announced that the village would have its own regatta event next month. »

Norwegian’s Yacht Sinks

By Hugh MacArthur

It was at 01.15h on Sunday the 26th that a Norwegian yachtsman started fire distress flares after his boat sank off Playa El Pozuelo in Albuñol. »

Yacht Blaze

By Vivienne Hughes

Two consecutive fires on Sunday the 9th in a leisure port in Cataluña destroyed six moored craft. The incident took place in Port Fòrum in Sant Adrià de Besòs (Barcelona). »

Skipper Kips

By Martin Myall

A British man appears to have fallen asleep at the helm of his yacht one night in front of Marbella and woken up the next morning, beached in Cádiz. »

Yacht Capsized off Almuñécar

By Martin Myall

On the afternoon of the Saturday 15th, about six hours before the firework display commenced, a large yacht capsized off Almuñécar. »

Belgian Yacht Shipwrecked

By Vivienne Hughes

Three Belgians belonging to a crew of six drowned when their yacht, Be Happy, came to grief upon the rocky coastline of the Balearic islands (Formentera) yesterday. »

Waitress Saves Drowning Swede

By Hugh MacArthur

A waitress at Chiringuito Marina Playa came to the rescue of a Swedish woman in danger of drowning yesterday, the 21st of September. »

Yacht in Trouble off La Herradura

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil came to the rescue of a yacht with engine trouble and adrift off La Herradura. On board were six people. »

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