The Texas A&M University racing sailboat, Cynthia Woods, fatally capsized and sank on June 6, 2008. Safety officer Roger Stone died saving the lives of two crew mates. Five men – four students and another safety officer – spent 26 hours in the water before they were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard early June 8. The group was competing in a sailing race from Galveston to Veracruz, Mexico, representing the A&M Galveston Offshore Sailing Team.

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