Cruising family’s iceberg collision recounted

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Carl Lomas, of Chelmerton, England, was sailing to Cape Town with partner Tracey Worth and their two teenage daughters when the boat hit a hidden mass of ice.

They were rescued by passing warship HMS Clyde as the boat began to sink and were taken to the Falkland Islands. Lomas said they would not have survived in their life raft, adding, "We were very aware in the deep southern ocean there is no shipping, we were not expecting to find a ship to rescue us."

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