July 26, 2010

Whale crash-lands onto yacht

A 40-ton whale suddenly leapt out of the water and crash-landed on a yacht, smashing into the mast. 
It thrashed about the vessel before rolling back into the water. (Photo: CFP)

Editor: Yang Lina 

Whale Crashes Onto Boat

newsnownews | July 23, 2010
Right Whale rises from ocean and lands on sailboat off the coast of South Africa...from cnn
Whale hits & smashes yacht in South Africa

RussiaToday | July 22, 2010
(Photos courtesy: Cape Town Sailing Academy 
by James Dugmore and Paloma Werner)

A South African couple have had the fright of their lives when a Southern Right Whale jumped onto the deck of their boat. Sailing instructor Ralph Mothes and his partner Paloma Werner of Cape town Sailing Academy were sailing the yacht "Intrepid" off the coast of Cape Town when they spotted the whale breaching out of the water some distance away. Suddenly it got close to them, leaped out of the water and crashed onto their yacht.

Whale Of A Tale! Whale Jumps Into Boat!

MOXNEWSd0tCOM | July 22, 2010
July 22, 2010 MSNBC