9 Romanian tourists saved after boat capsized near Poros

Greek Hellenic Coast Guard Romanian

The nine Romanian tourists on a sailing boat that capsized for unknown reasons about 1.9 nautical miles west of the island of Poros on Thursday are safe and well.

The Greek-flagged sailing boat's passengers were collected by a vessel sailing nearby and were taken to Poros harbour.

Winds of up to 5 on the Beaufort scale were blowing in the area.

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