Originally Posted by JPA Cate
Any idea of the back story on the abandonment? Plans to find the vessel?
He told me he had a new rudder
constructed in St. Martin, and it failed, rotated on the shaft. He was unable to steer. He requested help from Montserrat. The CG came to his aid but the effort to connect a towline went badly, ended up with his rigging
getting damaged. The tow also went badly so they cut the vessel loose.
I don't think he has any resources to find it that far away. If anyone is sailing in the area south of PR and Dominican Republic
, please keep an eye out for a dismasted boat