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It has been reported that SV Tupenny on passage from LANGKAWI, Malaysia to Koh Kradan, Thailand in the Malaca Straits may be in need of assistance. The crew is exhausted with a failed engine and unable to gain assistance for towage.

The solo sailor is a 63yr old female who departed Langkawi 19th Dec. Vessel suffered a failed engine 20th Dec. This 12 meter SV is a two masted ketch with white hull, blue canvas and UK flag.

Last repoted position at 07.30am Tuesday 27th Dec  6 degs 19.507’N 99degs 10.689’E

Last AIS position Position Received: 2022-12-27 10:20 LT (UTC +7) Area: SEASIA – Malacca Strait Current Port: – Latitude / Longitude: 6.266543° / 99.29166°

Please be on a sharp lookout, provide assistance if possible and notify your nearest Coast Guard authority.