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Brazilian yacht sinks crushed by Antarctic ice close to Chilean base

Monday, April 9th 2012 - 05:34 UTC
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The Chilean Navy on Sunday released images of the Brazilian Yacht ‘Endless Sea’ which sank on Saturday in Antarctica. The photo shows the boat stuck in ice at Maxwell Bay, Ardley Cove, in front of the Chilean Antarctic base Presidente Eduardo Frei, reported Brazilian online media. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    How many more times has this got to happen before people realise that ice expands on the way down from zero?

    It will not make a bit of difference what the hull of the vessel is made from unless it is a dedicated ice-breaker and even those have suffered structural failure in the past.

    Apr 09th, 2012 - 01:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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