Friday, June 11, 2010

STOP PRESS: Abby Sunderland found alive and upright

Abby Sunderland, the 16 year old American solo circumnavigator, was feared missing in the Southern Ocean after activating her EPIRBS on Thursday. She had called in Cape Town recently for repairs to her autopilot and was on her way to Australia via the Southern Ocean.

Latest news is that she has been sighted upright and alive, and a fishing boat from Reunion Island will be with her by Saturday.  More news here.