Man Dies in Cape Cod Sailing Incident

On Wednesday, June 12, a large sailboat with a dead man attached to it via a tether washed ashore on South Middle Beach in South Yarmouth

The victim was identified as David Akin, 77, of Harwich, MA, Awho normally kept the boat moored at the Bass River Yacht Club.

According to the Cape Cod Times, a preliminary investigation showed the death may have been caused by a medical incident or accident.