Yacht sank in North sea, 11 people rescued

Sailing yacht SVARTLOGA sank at night Aug 25 off IJmuiden, Netherlands. 11 people on board, including 5 men and 6 women, went into life raft and were rescued by KNRM (Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution) IJmuiden rescue boat. They were taken to IJmuiden, all are safe.
SVARTLOGA left Aarhus for a long journey in the Atlantic, the yacht was to sail through European, West African, Caribbean and North American waters, under the command of her skipper and owner, Mr. Henrik Gronborg. Regretfully, voyage was interrupted in the North sea by strong storm, which sunk the yacht. Foto: Lærke Gronborg amtsavisen.dk
Sailing yacht SVARTLOGA, MMSI 219015233, length 24 meters, flag Denmark.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.