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On Sunday, March 17th, a fishing boat sank in Santos, on the coast of São Paulo. The accident happened near Lage de Santos, approximately 80 km from from the coast.
The crew members were rescued by another fishing boat. According to José Amorim, owner of the vessel, it was a real horror scene.
“It was the despair, we had never been through it. Were floating over three hours, with very bad wind and sea. Had only seen it on television“, he reported.
Vilmar da Silva was on the vessel Quebra Mar, who rescued the castaways, has spent two hours searching the sunken ship.
“First I saw the oil slick, then ferry Them to light. I’ve been there, we hit a shiver down. If I had not redeem by my colleagues, I would not be able to sleep“, he said.
Now the point will become the new Holy Lage scuba diving since then famous for its shipwrecks, whale watching and diving practices.