A BRIT lady who reportedly jumped off a cruise ship after a boozey row along with her boyfriend has been backed – by his EX.
Kelly Rayment who cut up with Craig, 43, mentioned: “If I used to be on a ship with him I’d get off any method I might.”
Kay Longstaff, an air hostess from Cheltenham who plunged into the ocean after clashing with Craig Rayment,
The 46-year-old survived 10 hours floating within the Adriatic Sea after leaping off the ship on Saturday evening because it travelled from Dubrovnik to Venice.
She later credited yoga with preserving her match sufficient to outlive, and mentioned she sang to maintain herself heat whereas misplaced at sea.
Mum-of-two Kelly, 38, instructed the Mirror: “Craig’s not a really good particular person when he’s been ingesting.
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“So him occurring a cruise is a recipe for catastrophe. I can think about what she went by way of.”
The pair, who lived collectively within the Costa Del Sol, are within the technique of divorcing after a collection of bitter rows.
Kelly – who has two sons from a earlier relationship – met Craig whereas working as a bar maid in Nice Yarmouth.
The captain of the rescue ship Cavtat, Lovro Oreskovic, additionally instructed each day newspaper Jutarnji Listing the incident occurred on the final day of Kay’s journey.
He mentioned: “She instructed us it was the final day of her three weeks holidays. We warmed her up, gave her first assist, she took some water, then a soup, an isotonic drunk and a pudding earlier than she fell asleep.”
An Italian supply yesterday mentioned that cops are engaged on the idea Kay “almost definitely jumped” and there was no foul play.
Kay, who works for personal jet operator NetJets, has taken care of footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger, F1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone and different celebs as a part of her work duties.
A good friend additionally revealed she “loves to socialize and would by no means miss the chance for an evening out or a drink”.
A passenger yesterday instructed The Solar On-line: “She didn’t fall off, she jumped off. She took all her equipment off and jumped off the aspect of the ship.
“That is what the crew instructed us after we had been on the ship earlier than disembarking. You possibly can sort of inform by the images that she wasn’t carrying a lot when she was rescued.”
After her rescue, Kay had instructed Croatian media: “I fell off the again of the Norwegian Star and I used to be within the water for about 10 hours. These great guys rescued me.”
However a number of passengers got here ahead to disclose she had been arguing along with her associate earlier that night.
One mentioned she had been ingesting and had been “having rows” along with her associate “all day”.
He added: “When the police got here on to the ship – earlier than letting us get off – they had been going round asking after which employees members had been serving us alcohol. I feel they wished to know who’d been serving her.
“Her (associate) was on the lookout for her for hours earlier than the alarm was raised that she’d gone overboard.”
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In the meantime, a rescuer has revealed how Kay instructed them how she survived 10 hours within the sea.
They mentioned: “She mentioned the truth that she practices yoga helped her as she was match. And she or he mentioned she was singing to not really feel chilly within the sea in a single day.”
Images present the Norwegian Cruise ship has security railings designed to forestall individuals from falling overboard that are round 4 ft excessive.
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