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Cargo Ship Saves 29-Year-Old Sailor In South Pacific After Her Boat Flips

On Wednesday, Susie Goodall was 2,000 miles west of South America when her boat capsized in heavy wind, breaking its mast and knocking her unconscious.
Susie Goodall on her boat DHL Starlight on July 1 at the start of the solo around-the-world Golden Globe Race. Source: JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER

The challenge: Sail 30,000 miles around the globe, non-stop, alone.

What could go wrong?

This week, Susie Goodall found out. The 29-year-old British woman was the youngest participant in the annual which sends sailors from the coast of France around the earth and back to the

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