Abby Sunderland’s brother Zac, who sailed solo around the world last year, has spoken to the press, and the video has been released on YouTube. He updates us a bit on the situation, but really, we’re all still waiting for news on Abby’s condition. Clearly the family is staying confident and upbeat, hoping for a communications failure, and not a serious accident with the boat.
There has been some talk of a plane flying out to the area to see if they can spot Abby’s boat, the Wild Eyes. Her remote location makes it impossible for a rescue helicopter to go out and rescue her, but a survey plane could possibly get us news on what is happening. Meanwhile, the rescue ships are steaming their way to Abby’s last known position, but it’ll be a day and a half before they can get on scene.
More as it becomes known. Thanks to The Adventure Life for the tip on the video.
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