Boat carrying six Americans and one Briton vanishes en route to Australia from New Zealand

Posted on June 27, 2013 • Filed under: Australia, New Zealand, Tourist Missing

NBC News reports that six Americans have been missing at sea for more than three weeks after setting sail from New Zealand, officials said Thursday. Three males — aged 17, 28 and 58 — and three women — aged 18, 60 and 73 — along with a 35-year-old British man were aiming to sail the 70-foot schooner Nina to Newcastle, Australia. A statement from Maritime New Zealand released early Thursday expressed “grave concerns” for the Nina’s crew. Read article

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