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The Wahine Disaster Television (Full Length) – 2008 Documentary

The Wahine Disaster

Television (Full Length) – 2008 Documentary

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The Wahine was sailing into the most ferocious storm New Zealand had ever seen.
– Narrator Sharon Barbour
In the end he had to try and feel his way around in zero visibility. You have to remember it was dark, there was spray, there was big waves 30 to 40 foot high, and heavy rain. So he had to feel his way around, he knew the reef was somewhere there ... another 20 feet, she would have made the turn and quite safely got back out to sea.
– Wahine author Emmanuel Makarios on Wahine's captain Gordon Robertson