A French adventurer has died as he was attempting to row alone throughout the Atlantic Ocean, his family members mentioned.
Jean-Jacques Savin, 75, was found useless Saturday contained in the cabin of his boat, which was discovered overturned off the Azore Islands, a Portuguese archipelago, in line with pals on a Facebook page chronicling his journey.
He had taken off on Jan. 1 from the southern tip of Portugal to row throughout the Atlantic in a journey that he had anticipated would take about three months.
On Thursday night time, the previous soldier activated two misery beacons.
“Sadly, the ocean this time was stronger this time than our good friend, he who so beloved navigating and the ocean,” the submit mentioned.
The precise circumstances of his dying haven’t been decided.
In 2019, Savin had floated alone across the Atlantic in a large barrel-shaped capsule, utilizing sea currents to propel himself.
With Publish wires