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Yacht race crew rescued off Indonesia

In strong winds and the pitching Javan Sea, 200 miles off the coast of Indonesia, 16 amateur crewmembers had to jump off their 68-foot racing yacht after it hit a submerged reef in the middle of the night.

The boat Cork Clipper, which is one of 10 taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, was in the middle of a sprint from Geraldton in Western Australia to Singapore when disaster struck.

Click here to read a report by The Independent.