Teenage girl, Bethany Smith, aged 18, died near Portland, Jamaica. Ms Smith was thought to have died in a Jamaican hospital and has died due to her several injuries. Ms Smith was on board a 60 meter schooner at the time.
According to the Jamaican newspaper; she was cleaning the mast of the vessel when the ropes became undone and she fell onto the deck. The young deckhand, left to sail around the world with Ms Smith’s family.
According to crew profile-a year ago she fell I love with a boat and it is how she started her career. She was known as a generous person and a ray of sunshine to the crew and her family.
She had a lovely 3 years travelling in the Mediterrean Seas and on one of the years, she spent a year on the Canary Hills.
Her family is having a very difficult time. And let’s hope that Bethany Smith rests in peace.
By Marina 7H