US Couple's dream to sail around the world sinks in two days

enternations.com | 2/13/2018 | Staff
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On day two of their once-in-a-life sea adventure, US couple Tanner Broadwell and Nikki Walsh found their sailboat capsized, leaving everything they owned floating in the Gulf of Mexico.

Luckily, the couple and their pet pug Remy escaped injury when the 8.5-meter boat hit something and sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Mexico off the southern state of Florida. But the couple says just about everything else on the boat floated away.

Broadwell - Walsh - Couple - State - Colorado

Broadwell, 26, and Walsh, 24, a couple from mountainous state of Colorado, shared a dream of leaving their mundane lives behind and sailing around the world.

Last year, to fulfill their dream, the couple sold their belongings, spent 10,000 US dollars buying and fixing a 49-year-old sailboat and moved to a the seaside town of Tarpon Springs, getting ready for their lifetime adventure.

Trip - Couple - Experience - Broadwell - Father

Before the trip, the couple had no sailing experience. The two learned to sail from Broadwell’s father, who guided the young couple to sail along the Gulf Coast and taught the two amateurs some sailing skills.

Last Tuesday, Broadwell and Walsh finally set sail, together with their travel companion Remy.

Day - Everything - Night - Couple - Way

The next day, everything went wrong at night when the couple made their way to John’s Pass for docking.

When the couple sailed into...
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