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The Danish sailboat ING Kalundborg has hijacked

The Danish sailboat ING Kalundborg has hijacked off the Somali coast. The boat, a Dynamic 43, owned by a family that is extremely experienced sailors and known by both long-distance sailors.

The Danish sailboat ING Kalundborg has hijacked
01 March 2011 - 07:03

The Danish sailboat ING Kalundborg has hijacked off the Somali coast. The boat, a Dynamic 43, owned by a family that is extremely experienced sailors and known by both long-distance sailors.

Skipper has repeatedly written articles in Boating magazine about sailing trips in the winter and long distance sailing in Scandinavian waters.

The family has also in Danish waters deliberately sailed long distances with their children to achieve the peace and time for each other, as it gives.  It was a long-standing dream to circumnavigate the globe, and managed the family to realize the dream.They were leaving in the summer of 2009 and was scheduled to return home this summer.

During the family has experienced much more than glamorous adventure.The children's mother had a prolapsed disc in the Caribbean and had to interrupt their journey a few months, but came on board again in the Pacific. The whole family was on board along with two crew when they were hijacked 24th februar. February. Shortly before it received a signed letter from them, where they among other things writes:

"At sea are no easy shortcuts."  The bow will face billions of waves, and they must all as one forced.  We knew we would have many great experiences on those long havpassager and remote islands and atolls.  But the spread was so vast between the fantastic experiences and the many problems on the journey, we had not imagined.

However, we have not regretted circumnavigation - we have over the last eighteen years have seen an unusual amount together, over the past many years. "We are beginning to miss life and everyday life at home, but weekdays are after all many through life and it is the quirky, amazing and terrible experiences you'll remember most, and which gives life meaning. "

 
 

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