(Werner Vermaak/Flickr)

Sailor Saves Dog, Then Wife

When yacht runs aground

Adam Roy

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After running his yacht aground on a reef near, a South African man courageously swam his beloved Jack Russell terrier to shore. After that, he came back for his wife.

Graham and Sheryl Anley were in the middle of a three-month tour of South Africa’s Eastern Cape when they ran aground near the city of East London. Before saving his wife, whose safety line had become caught on the boat, Graham Anley swam the couple’s 9-year-old dog, Rosie, who was wearing a custom dog life jacket, to shore. The trio were later rescued by a helicopter from the National Sea Rescue Institute.

Via Gawker

From Outside Magazine, April/May 2021
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Lead Photo: Werner Vermaak/Flickr

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