Colombia: Sailboat passengers rescued after going adrift, five Americans on board

Posted on March 15, 2013 • Filed under: Caribbean, Colombia, TRAVEL

Five Americans, one Swiss, one Panamanian, one Canadian, one Colombian sailing from Panama for Cartagena resucued.
The crew of the vessel amounted to report the incident to the line 123 of the Police, who informed the Coast Guard of Cartagena, who undertook the rescue. Nine people were rescued by the Navy units, after the boat in which they sailed stay adrift in waters near the Rosario Islands. The vessel “Island Fever” Dutch flag had sailed with five Americans, a Swiss, a Panamanian, a Canadian and a Colombian archipelago of San Blas in Panama for Cartagena. However, due to the difficult conditions in the area meteomarinas sails broke and drifted. Read Article

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