Brazil to the rescue

All members of the sunken tall-ship SV Concordia off the coast of Brazil are safe and sound back in Halifax, the Chronicle Herald reported. The members of Class Afloat, the high school and college class that gives credits for serving on a tall-ship, experienced bad weather last Wednesday that ultimately sank the ship. One instructor in the class said it was fortunate that classes were being held on the deck, as it was easier to get almost 50 students into survival gear and launch life-rafts. Everyone was off the boat before it sank.

Published: Wednesday, 02/24/2010 12:00 am EST

All members of the sunken tall-ship SV Concordia off the coast of Brazil are safe and sound back in Halifax, the Chronicle Herald reported. The members of Class Afloat, the high school and college class that gives credits for serving on a tall-ship, experienced bad weather last Wednesday that ultimately sank the ship. One instructor in the class said it was fortunate that classes were being held on the deck, as it was easier to get almost 50 students into survival gear and launch life-rafts. Everyone was off the boat before it sank.

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