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Two boats seized from ‘Captain Calamity’

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An incompetent sailor consistently causing chaos at sea has been asked to stay on dry land after the British coast guard was forced to rescue him nine times in the past month.

Tim Freeman's 21-foot yacht was impounded after five incidents off West Sussex in early September, but undeterred he just got a new one, which he has now lost control of on four more occasions.

“On the last occasion the yacht was towed into Littlehampton it was impounded by the MCA and lifted out because it was holed and was going to sink,” local harbormaster Billy Johnson told the Daily Mail. “The also grounded it on the grounds of crew competency. To get his boat released from detention he had to fix the damage and obtain some training.”

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