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NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) and NSRI rescue stations across the West Coast are keeping a lookout for the sailing vessel AKELA II, in cooperation with MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre).

Solo sailor EMMANUEL DAILLER, age 56, a Frenchman, aboard the AKELA II, a mono hull white sailing yacht, departed Hout Bay Yacht Club on 2 March, 2023, destination Martinique, Caribbean, and the yacht and solo sailor may now be overdue.

NSRI, in cooperation with MRCC, are appealing to sea farers on the Atlantic ocean, islands across the Atlantic ocean, West Africa coastal Ports, Caribbean Ports, requested to keep a look-out and report any sightings or contact with AKELA II.

AKELA II only has marine VHF radio communications onboard. The yacht is plain white with no yacht name appearing on the hull.

Solo sailor EMMANUEL DAILLER
Solo sailor EMMANUEL DAILLER


NOTE: /// An AKELA II that is currently in the Caribbean is NOT related to the missing AKELA II with solo sailor EMMANUEL DAILLE. (It is only a coincidence that a second yacht bares the same name)! ///

At this stage the last known contact with Mr. Dailler was on his departure from Hout Bay Yacht Club 2 March, 2023

Anyone with information, any sightings or contact with AKELA II, may contact MRCC (SA MARITIME RESCUE COORDINATION CENTRE) +279383300 mrcc.ct@samsa.org.za or NSRI EOC +27829947555 operations@searescue.org.za

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