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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:
A report into a speedboat accident off Padstow has revealed that a father and daughter died after he tried to make a fast turn.
A father and daughter were killed by their out-of-control speedboat in Cornwall after he took over the steering, investigators found.
A father of four who was killed in a speedboat accident along with his eight-year-old daughter doted on his family", his brother has said.