Lost at sea

Laura Gainey, 25-year-old daughter of hockey star Bob Gainey, was swept from the deck of the 180 foot S/V Picton Castle late Friday night. The Lunenburg Nova Scotia-based sail training vessel was bound for the Caribbean when the accident occurred about 475 miles southeast of Cape Cod, Mass. The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard have been scouring the area along with a civilian tanker, Mindanao. Dan Moreland, senior captain of Picton Castle said that Gainey, a volunteer on the ship, was a strong and able crewmember who had first joined Picton Castle as a trainee in Cape Town, South Africa. –from the AP

By Ocean Navigator