Blame game starts in fatal capsize

Posted on 01 April 2011
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While law enforcement officials are staying mum as they investigate the cause of a sailing accident that killed two and dumped eight others into the cold water of San Diego Bay on Sunday, both the skipper and the boatbuilder are assigning blame.

The charity that operates free sailing trips for people with special needs blames a gust of wind for tipping over the 26-foot sailboat, while the MacGregor sailboat's manufacturer raised questions about the number of people aboard during the accident.

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