11 Chinese British sailors rescued in Philippines

first_imgMANILA, Philippines (AP) – The Philippine coast guard says nine Chinese and two British sailors have been rescued after their yacht sank in rough waters.They were picked up by a Hong Kong cargo ship that was passing through the same waters near the Batanes islands off the country’s northern tip Sunday. The yacht “Tipsy Frenz” was sailing from Hong Kong to Taiwan as part of a race when strong winds from a typhoon capsized it. 4 must play golf courses in Arizona Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories center_img Top Stories New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths 5 treatments for adult scoliosis More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements The rescued sailors were taken to Manila’s harbor Tuesday and will be handed over to their respective embassies after medical examination.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)last_img