Canadian sailing ship sinks off Brazil; all 64 occupants rescued

(TORONTO) — A Canadian school ship has sunk off Brazil, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. All 64 occupants from the SV Concordia were rescued by good Samaritan merchant vessels. The sailing ship from Nova Scotia’s West Island College International was caught in rough seas and capsized.
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By Professional Mariner Staff