Four sailors were rescued by marine police after they fell into the sea from two sailboats that capsized in gusting winds in East Lamma Channel yesterday.
The one man and three women, aged 21 to 47, were uninjured.Monday, 12 March, 2007, 12:00am
Their life jackets were not inspected for proper fit before fatal capsize off Stanley
Two boys who were on a sailing course with another who drowned when a dinghy capsized off Stanley told a coroner yesterday they had been given no instructions on how to sail the boat or what to do if it turned over.16 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club has decided to resume its sailing courses, a month after an 11-year-old boy drowned when a training dinghy capsized off Stanley.
In a letter to members and staff following an internal inquiry, the club has also explained the events that led to the death on August 18. It said what had happened arose from 'a unique set of circumstances'.17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
Seven canoeists on a training exercise failed a real-life test yesterday when they were capsized by big waves and could not get back into their craft.
The seven, including four teenaged trainees, were paddling about 100 metres off Lido Beach in Tsuen Wan when they fell into the sea just after 1pm.20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Four people were killed when a ferry sank in rough seas in the Bohai Gulf, off Shandong province, Xinhua said. Rescuers saved 81 passengers and crew who leapt into the water after the ferry capsized in a gale.23 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
The body of a missing mainland sailor was found by government divers just after 3.30pm yesterday inside the cabin of the capsized Hue Hai 108.26 Aug 2001 - 12:00am
ONE mainland seaman was slightly hurt when a cargo vessel capsized off Stonecutters Island. Crewmen from the Guangzhou-registered Yu Hong were using a crane to move a container on to the Cyprus-registered vessel Trade Hope when their vessel capsized. The man and nine other seamen climbed on to the Trade Hope as their boat went down.25 Feb 1995 - 12:00am
THE friend of a Hong Kong woman who drowned in a boating accident in Bali described herself yesterday as lucky to be alive.
Brenda Chiu Lai-ling, one of nine tourists aboard the capsized vessel, arrived back in the territory still in shock about the accident which killed 28-year-old Ho Siu-yee.25 Aug 1994 - 12:00am
A PLAN to rescue a boy trapped in the hull of an overturned boat was scrapped because of choppy conditions, the Coroner's Court heard yesterday.
If successful, the plan would have kept the capsized boat from sinking beneath the water's surface.
Cheng Kin-shing, 15, was trapped inside the fishing boat when the sea rushed in to fill his air pocket.17 Mar 1994 - 12:00am
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy trapped in the hull of an overturned boat drowned after rescue efforts sank the vessel, the coroner's court heard yesterday.
Survivors of the tragedy testified that they knew Cheng Kin-shing was still alive after waves overturned their vessel because they heard him knocking on the bottom of the boat.15 Mar 1994 - 12:00am
MORE than 40 people are feared dead after an overloaded passenger boat capsized in choppy seas off Zhanjiang, Guangdong.
Official reports said yesterday only 26 people were rescued from the privately-run pleasure boat which is understood to have been carrying more than 70 passengers. The others are believed to have drowned.15 Apr 1993 - 12:00am
THREE suspected smugglers from the mainland were pulled from the sea yesterday when their high-powered speedboat caught fire while being chased by one of the newly-delivered marine police launches south of Po Toi Island.
The speedboat later capsized, dropping a new left-hand drive Mercedes-Benz into the sea.9 Apr 1993 - 12:00am