Excerpt from BBC
Matthew Wootton: Green Party activist feared drowned
July 1, 2013
A leading member of the Green Party [of England and Wales] has been named as one member of an eight-person crew feared drowned in a schooner which set sail from New Zealand three weeks ago.
Matthew Wootton, from Lancaster, was on the final leg of a three year eco-friendly round the world trip…
Matthew Wootton had been previously mentioned on Independent Political Report, back in 2010. Wootton also left a message in the comment section of that post:
story at Independent Political Report
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An Oct 2013 update on Green Party member Matt Wootton:
“A ghostly image on satellite photographs has raised hopes for a Briton and six Americans aboard a yacht which has been missing since June.
Matthew Wootton, 35, from Lancaster, Lancs, who was on a world tour, was among the crew…” [Telegraph]
Some news. Some info for the search. And, I guess some hope in it…
A text was sent out sometime during the middle of the storm, saying that their sails had shredded, and how fast and what direction they were going.
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