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Boat skipper suspended after boat sank in collision when iPad navigation app failed

A British man at the helm of a 50-foot boat doesn't realize how unreliable Wi-Fi signals can be. His boat is struck by a huge cargo ship.

A fascinating accident report just released by the UK's Marine Accident Investigation Branch.

Collision between Petunia Seaways and Peggotty on the River Humber
UK Crash Report: https://www.iims.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MAIBInvReport04_2017.pdf

https://www.cnet.com/news/boat-captain-uses-ipad-as-compass-crashes-uk/
https://9to5mac.com/2017/02/28/boat-sank-ipad-navigation/