just an update,sad news re yacht pokerface. 08 april 2014
From the news papers in The Netherlands
As the police said today. The sailing yacht of the missing solo sailor Sietse Hagen has been found yesterday on the Atlantic Ocean
. From Mr. Hagen there is still no trace.
The 70- year-old Mr. Hagen departed January 15th from his home in Tenerife to Barbados
. Since leaving nothing more was heard of him . A Dutch vessel , which was on route
from Savannah (United States) to Agadir (Morocco) found the yacht on Monday at about 2000 kilometers from the Moroccan coast .
The crew of the ship tried to get in contact with the yacht, but there was no response . When the crew went on board of the yacht , no one was present. However, the documents of Mr. Hagen where found .
Acoording to the captain
the yacht was havely damaged. They failed to take the yacht "Pokerface" in tow. After taking all the documents and valuables aboard , the captain
decided to sink the yacht for safety
. Mr. Hagen is internationally identified as missing .