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RIP John Fisher

by Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia 30 Mar 2018 03:43 UTC
Leg 7 from Auckland to Itajai, day 6 on board Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag. John Fisher in full safety kit and about to head out onto deck. 24 March, © Konrad Frost / Volvo Ocean Race

The tragic loss at sea of John Fisher from Scallywag overshadows all other news. Accidents by their very nature are unpredictable. We can plan, reduce risk, and take precautions; but when the stars line up the wrong way, things go wrong.

Sail-World Asia extends our deepest condolences to John Fisher’s family, friends, and crewmates. Fish will certainly be welcomed at Fiddler’s Green. RIP.

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