Day 160 – Susie Goodall rescued

Joyous ending to 50 hour nightmare in the Southern Ocean.

Goodall now heading for Punta Arenas, Chile. ETA 14th December.

Dateline 10:00 UTC  08.12.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France.

The crew of the Hong Kong registered cargo ship MV Tian Fu successfully rescued the distressed British yachtswoman Susie Goodall on Friday, some 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn after a tense operation to get her 36ft yacht DHL Starlight alongside the 38,000 ton general cargo vessel. The first news that she was safe onboard came with a text message:

07 Dec 15:14 UTC: ON THE SHIP!!! Position: 45′ 10.711 S 121′ 40.157 W.

The end of Suzy Goodall’s current Round the World Race

The ship is now bound bound for Modran, Argentina and expected to reach port on 22/23rd December.We expect to speak to Susie Goodall shortly and will keep media informed.

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