Plucked from peril

The Makena set out for Halifax in fine weather under the steady hand of a respected skipper. It would be the yacht’s last voyage—and only the heroics of Canadian rescuers would spare its crew from tragedy.
HMCS GLACE BAY and a CH-149 Cormorant helicopter from 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron from 14 Wing Greenwood approach the disabled British S/V Makena. (Aviator Braden Trudeau/DND)

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