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RIP John Fisher


RIP John Fisher


Guy Nowell - Red 728

Leg 7 from Auckland to Itajai, day 6 on board Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag. John Fisher in full safety kit and about to head out onto deck. 24 March, . - photo © Konrad Frost / Volvo Ocean Race

Dear [recipient name]

The tragic loss at sea of John Fisher from Scallywag overshadows all other news. Accidents by their very nature are unpredictable. We can plan, reduce risk, and take precautions; but when the stars line up the wrong way, things go wrong.

Sail-World Asia extends our deepest condolences to John Fisher’s family, friends, and crewmates. Fish will certainly be welcomed at Fiddler’s Green. RIP.

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