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Sailors get sassy over space for seafaring

Four sea dogs are in the brig after a skirmish off the Sihanoukville coast on Friday. Police said the seaborne row occurred when two fishermen decided to anchor their vessels in the same spot already occupied by two others.

The old “first come, first served” argument didn’t fly with the newcomers and angry words fired over the bow soon turned into a full-scale sea battle, with the boats pulling alongside each other and fishing gear becoming weapons.

All four ended up in hospital and are now awaiting a judge. Deum Ampil

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