Rogue wave injures eight on Mass. whale-watch boat

(PLYMOUTH, Mass.) — Eight people on a whale-watch boat sustained minor injuries Wednesday when a rogue wave struck the vessel off Cape Cod, The Boston Globe reported. The boat, Captain John & Son II, was carrying 109 students and teachers from an upstate New York high school, along with six crewmembers. “I’ve been a captain for 46 years, and I haven’t been in that situation,” Capt. Bob Avila said. “It was an uncommon wave.”

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By Professional Mariner Staff