Manslaughter charges brought over Cheeki Rafiki yacht deaths



The director of the yachting management company for the Cheeki Rafiki has been charged with manslaughter after it capsized in the North Atlantic, killing its four crew members.
The 40ft yacht lost its keel more than 700 miles from Nova Scotia as the crew were returning it from Antigua to the UK in May 2014.
On board were skipper Andrew Bridge, 22, from Farnham in Surrey, as well as crew members Steve Warren, 52, and Paul Goslin, 56, both from Somerset, and James Male, 23, from Southampton.
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7 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 25
Source: Belper News
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