Nightmare Cruises: Going Overboard

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Channel 4

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This year two million of us will enjoy a touch of luxury and relaxation on a cruise.  It’s often the holiday of a lifetime but it can turn into tragedy – because once a fortnight, somewhere in the world, someone is expected to go overboard from a passenger ship.

The thought of being all alone in cold, dark waters is a terrifying one. But what are your chances of survival and is enough being done to prevent and investigate overboard incidents?