Barque Picton Castle Woman Overboard!

You may have already heard the terrible news from Friday evening - December 2006: A 25 year old Canadian woman aboard the Barque Picton Castle was washed overboard by a rogue wave! CBC News stated Captain Moreland's report,
"The unidentified woman, who is Canadian and has some experience on boats, was on a shelter deck in the rear of the vessel, which Moreland said is considered a safe area."
Unfortunately, a search has not recovered the missing woman, but there is still possibly hope as she went overboard in warmer waters. Very disheartening news.

It certainly serves as a reminder to us all of how powerful the ocean really is, and even when one is on board such a magnificent sailing vessel as the Barque Picton Castle.