Robin Walbridge
NTSB: Captain's decision to sail into hurricane Sandy doomed Bounty
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 1:33pm.

videoFederal investigators say a captain's "reckless decision to sail into the well-forecasted path of Hurricane Sandy" was the probable cause of the ship sinking off North Carolina in October 2012.

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Bounty captain claimed he chased hurricanes
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 7:34pm.

As we told you Thursday night at 11, the Coast Guard has called off the search for missing HMS Bounty Captain Robin Walbridge. Now, a formal inquiry into the sinking of the tall ship during hurricane Sandy is underway. A TV interview with Walbridge may also shed some light on what happened. In the August 12 interview in Maine, Walbridge said there is no such thing as bad weather.

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Coast Guard probing cause of tall ship's sinking
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 8:01am.

The Coast Guard is investigating the sinking of a tall ship off the coast of North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy. Rear Adm. Steven Ratti said Friday the review will focus on what caused the sinking of the HMS Bounty off Cape Hatteras.

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Search suspended for missing HMS Bounty captain
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 6:52pm.

The search is off for the missing captain of the HMS Bounty. The United States Coast Guard suspended the search Thursday morning 200 miles southeast of Hatteras.

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Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 7:41am.

The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said Wednesday morning that a cutter searched for Robin Walbridge overnight and two C-130 planes would join the search during the day.

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A look at Hurricane Sandy's damage from the sky
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 8:54pm.

video The United States Coast Guard is hard at work in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The storm may have passed but the job of the Coast Guard is just beginning. WWAY's Holden Kurwicki took to the skies for a bird's eye view of the storm's damage.

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Wife of tall ship captain awaits word on his fate
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 12:46pm.

The wife of the captain of a ship that sank off the North Carolina coast is awaiting news on her husband, who is missing at sea after the Bounty was overcome by Hurricane Sandy.

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