Reasons for keeping a look out. A cargo boat which came within an estimated 1000 feet of a sailing yacht in the South Pacific.

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Reasons for keeping a look out. A cargo boat which came within an estimated 1000 feet of a sailing yacht in the South Pacific.
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A cargo boat which came within an estimated 1000 feet of a sailing yacht in the South Pacific. (Note to editors: cargo boat believed to be called Coucheville and yacht's log records it did not appear to alter course and did not respond to DSC paging of MMSI.(log entry). For a while, the yacht which was monitoring the cargo boat's progress on AiS, believed there was a possible collision risk.
Location: South Pacific, on passage from Panama to Ecuador