US tourists tell story of 'miracle' survival after swimming for 14 hours to safety after deep sea fishing boat sinks in rough seas off St Lucia
Two American tourists have recounted a remarkable story of survival against the odds after swimming for 14 hours when their deep-sea fishing boat sank in the Caribbean.
Dan Suski, a 30-year-old business owner and IT expert from San Francisco, and his sister Kate Suski, a 39-year-old architect from Seattle, were stranded after their boat sank in rough seas off St Lucia.
Mr Suski had been attempting to land a 200lb marlin with help from his sister when the boat began to take on water.
He was still trying to reel in the fish when water rushed into the cabin and flooded the engine room, prompting the captain to radio for help as he yelled out their coordinates.
As water flowed into the cabin... read more
Most read news
- 15:33 The pill that could let you live to 120: Russian scientists...
- 15:20 Man United announce captain has SERIOUS injury
- 15:20 US STOCKS-Wall St flat near records after tepid data
- 15:08 Magnitude 7.0 quake hits off Indonesia, no tsunami warning
- 14:45 Chelsea troll Arsenal with Twitter warning: 'A 3-0 lead can be...
- 14:39 Chelsea News: Varane transfer BOOST, Ancelotti's return, Fabregas's...
- 14:13 What will Manchester United do in the January transfer window?
- 14:01 Liverpool News: Reds eye Chelsea's Cech, Rodgers' SLAMS Carragher,...
- 13:48 Arsenal ready to pay £36.6m to seal transfer deal for Real Madrid...
- 12:53 Xherdan Shaqiri told to LEAVE Bayern in January with Man Utd and...