Participants of the Russian circumnavigation were evacuated to Chile due to ship failure
The travelers reported this in their Telegram channel “Russian Ocean Way. Round the world on a trimaran.
The post says that on March 16, the ship’s steering broke down, it lost control. The crew contacted the head of the coastal headquarters, Yulia Kalyuzhnaya. She organized a rescue operation with the participation of the Chilean Navy, which transmitted information to a Brazilian ship heading towards Chile.
Now the crew of the trimaran is on this board. The trimaran follows the path of the great Russian navigators. He left the port in Kronstadt in July 2021. The expedition members are Evgeny Kovalevsky from Tomsk and Stanislav Beryozkin from Novosibirsk. They planned to travel around the world in two years.