UPDATE:January 23, 2021 – RCC Norfolk advised that the Swedish sailor was rescued by the Cargo Ship Singapore Express at

26 07.360 N and 056 53.280 W.

The vessel is a Bavaria 46. He communicated via a Garmin In Reach. The vessel has now been found by a Bahamian tow/salvage company and is enroute to Freeport, Bahamas.



UPDATE: January 22, 2021

A solo Swedish sailor was rescued from the SV Archipelago by a cargo ship in May of 2020. He departed Ft. de France, Martinique on May 5, 2020 and was dismasted on approximately May 13, 2020, 500 nm from the nearest port. He communicated and coordinated via a Garmin In Reach.

It is requested that anyone knowing this sailor pass on the information below of the current location of his boat.



1515 hrs UTC, 1015 hrs EST, 22 Jan 21

UPDATE 1615 HRS UTC, 1115 HRS EST, 22 JAN 21

The USCG advised the vessel is registered in Stockholm, Sweden, and is a monohull. Photos should be forthcoming.


1515 hrs UTC, 1015 hrs EST, 22 Jan 21

The USCG Rescue Coordination Center, Miami, FL has asked Boatwatch.org assistance in identifying a dismasted, unoccupied, and adrift sailing vessel located in position

25-57.7N / 075-01.8W, or approximately 80 NM NE of Eleuthera, Bahamas.

The vessel is white in color and approximately 10 to 12 meters in length.

Anyone with information regarding this vessel should contact Glenn@Boatwatch.org or Eddie@Boatwatch.org.