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Tall ship goes to the bottom

All 63 students and crew aboard a sailing ship that operates as a floating classroom for a Nova Scotia school are safe after a night in lifeboats off the coast of Brazil.

"Everybody is safe," said a spokesman for the Brazilian Navy on Friday morning. Asked if anyone was sick or injured, he said, "Everybody is fine."

The S.V. Concordia, a three-masted sailing ship, sank to the bottom of the Atlantic in "hard winds" and swelling waves.

Click here for a report and click here to visit the ship's home page.