Survivor tells of offshore yacht rescue

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A South African musical artist has spoken of his ordeal after being rescued from a sinking yacht off the coast of West Africa. Tristan Waterkeyn, 30, was one of four aboard the Ex Africa yacht which was sailing in the Cape Verde Islands.

He told BBC News the yacht was "breaking apart" before the rescue.

"We'd been suffering numerous damages along the way including engine failures, and were running out of fuel and water,” he said.

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