Saturday, 22. November 2014
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Three sailors were rescued after clinging to the wreckage of their pleasure yacht for two days in the South China Sea when it capsized off the coast of the Philippines.
The trio - two Germans and an Australian - had been on an island hopping holiday with a local skipper who'd been washed overboard in a storm.
Merchant seamen aboard a passing a passing freighter found the men clinging to the outrigger of their wrecked boat.
"They were weakened by lack of food and having been in the water for two days and two nights," said the freighter's Chief Petty Officer Venerando Celis.
The Germans - identified as father and son Ralf Auer, 54 and Thomas Auer, 20 - and family friend, Joshua Marsh were released after treatment for dehydration and exhaustion.
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