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Global race yacht runs aground in Java sea

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A crew of 16 sailors, including nine Britons, has been rescued from a sinking yacht in the Java sea after it struck rocks.

The 68ft (20.72m) yacht Cork ran into trouble in high winds and rough seas while taking part in the Clipper Round the World Race.

Alison Harper reports.

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