Yacht vs. cargo ship: a near miss

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Australian mmarine safety authorities are investigating a near miss between a container ship and yacht in a shipping channel. The cargo ship Kota Lumayan was being piloted through Port Phillip Heads when the small yacht crossed dangerously close to its bow on Sunday.

Amateur photographer Lester Hunt, who was on the Point Lonsdale pier at the time, said he feared he was about to witness a tragedy and was relieved to see the small boat emerge on the starboard side of the ship.

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