Police: Boat 'kill cord' will be focus of investigation

The police investigation into the tragedy will focus on why the boat kept running when there was no-one on board.

All modern speedboats come equipped with a kill cord which is meant to shut down the engine in an emergency.

Simon Bagge reports on the background to the inquiry:


Father took wheel of speedboat before accident

A father and his young daughter were killed by their out-of-control speedboat in Padstow last May after he took over the steering from his wife, investigators found.