They were alone in the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, drifting in calm waters, when Andrew Witton vanished. He was sailing his beloved yacht, Kaileia, from Tahiti to the Galapagos Islands. The nearest landfall was Pitcairn Island some 375 miles away. The long-distance radio was out of action. His mate was the only other person on board.
Now an Australian inquest board wants to know: did the skipper fall overboard ... or was he pushed?