Hopes fade for Wangaratta grandfather missing after being thrown from yacht

The Border Mail:

A WANGARATTA grandfather lost at sea had been helping his half-brother sail his yacht from Sydney to Melbourne when tragedy struck.

Grave fears are held for Alan Beresford-Beardow, 44, who has been missing since Monday afternoon when he was thrown from a yacht named Fairweather off the coast of Gippsland near Seaspray.

His son Troy Beardow, 23, jumped into the wild seas in a fruitless bid to save his father, who had not been wearing a life jacket and was believed to have been sailing for the first time.

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