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The boat fire in June last year.

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Four C's owner and captain to stand trial

FOUR C’s Adventures owner Clayton Smith and one of his captains, Roderick Watson, are to stand trial over allegations they caused the death of an American woman and injured nine other people due to negligence when their charter boat burst into flames last year.

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AMAZING COURAGE OF EXUMA BOAT BLAST VICTIM: I don’t want to stay like this... I gotta keep trying

FOR 22-year-old American dancer turned double amputee Stefanie Schaffer, the trauma stemming from last summer’s deadly Exuma tour boat explosion has not subsided.

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Exuma victim's ordeal drags on after boat blaze

THE young American dancer who became a double amputee as a result of the 4C’s Adventures boat explosion is recovering in Massachusetts and receiving support from survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Stefanie Schaffer, 22, of Vermont, was a

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'Double blow' for Exuma operator

AN Exuma water sports operator yesterday revealed it had suffered a “double blow” from the 4C’s boating tragedy as it backed tougher enforcement to combat “rogue” operators.Rebecca Lightbourne, of Exuma Watersports, owned and operated by her family s

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TOTAL RECALL: Exuma tragedy sparks order to inspect all commercial vessels

THE fatal 4C’s Adventures boat accident will now be turned over to the Office of the Attorney General, Transport and Local Government Minister Renward Wells said yesterday, adding a scathing report into the tragedy brings to light the need for government to “tighten up where it is slack”.

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NOT FIT TO SAIL: 4C’s home-built boat never inspected; First mate in disaster was owner’s 12-year-old son

THE Exuma tour company involved in a deadly boat explosion that killed a woman and injured ten others in June broke the law by operating a boat that was neither registered nor ever inspected by the Port Authority, the Bahamas Maritime Authority revealed yesterday.

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Investigators quiz blaze victims in US

INVESTIGATORS have travelled to the United States to interview victims of the June Four C’s boat explosion in Exuma that left a woman dead and two others with amputated limbs, according to press secretary Anthony Newbold.He could not give more detail


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