TENACE, MICHELE ZAMBELLI'S BOAT, HAD BEEN FOUND IN IRELAND AFTER 6 MONTHS IN THE OCEAN

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News from Montura Sailing Athletes

On July 11th 2017 the Montura athlete Michele Zambelli lost his boat "Tenace - Illumia 12" during the Ostar 2017 near the Terranova coast. The Ostar is an east-to-west single-handed yacht race across the North Atlantic, from Plymouth in UK to Newport in the USA. Due to keel problems the boat started to sink and an immediate action was taken by Halifax Coast Guard that picked up the skipper leaving Tenace alone in the Atlantic Ocean. The video below shows Michele Zambelli during the rescue.

 

 

For months any news came up until November 28th, when Michele Zambelli published on his facebook...

 

 

E poi risorge! Inizia ora una nuova storia... #Tenace Fondazione Ikaros Grumello del Monte #keepsailing #oceanlife

Pubblicato da Michele Zambelli - Skipper su Martedì 28 novembre 2017

 

 

 

From the rescue area to the finding place, Brandon Bay in the Irish County Kerry, there are 3.000 km!

Michele is moving the boat to Italy, where a restoration process is planned to prepare Tenace for new oceanic adventures.

 

Credits: Sergio Trebuzio, Michele Zambelli Facebook Page e Joint Taskforce-Atlantic Youtube Channel