“The port side pontoon on the Brigitte Bardot has become detached after 1000 miles of navigating through rough seas.” Said Captain Paul Watson. “We are taking precautions and the only crew to remain on board will be Brigitte Bardot captain Jonathan Renecle of South Africa, ship manager Simon Ager of Canada and first mate Beck Straussner of the United States and chief engineer Vincent Vandendridssche of Belgium. Four of the crew have been transferred to the Steve Irwin.”
The vessels are in five meter swells and thirty knot winds.
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