QUITO, Ecuador -- The 10-passenger yacht Resting Cloud hit a rocky
shoal in the Galapagos Islands, caught fire and sank off Santa Fe
The passengers, a U.S. family sailing under charter, were
ferried safely to land.
The motorsailer Resting Cloud was one of the deluxe small-yacht
fleet of Quasar Nautica, whose vessels include the Sandpiper,
Nortada, Lammer Law, Mistral and the new 48-passenger Eclipse.
Quasar Nautica is represented by in the U.S. by Miami-based