BREAKING NEWS – More Tragedy for Earthrace in its Barbados Quest: Collision and one death

When Bajan Reporter looked for the latest progress for the ?Earthrace? in its goal to travel the world in 65 days or less, we were saddened to learn the Earthrace vessel was involved in a collision yesterday with a Guatemalan fishing boat.

This regretfully ended in a fisherman dying, he is presumed drowned and there’s serious injury to another fisherman. No injuries are reported from the Earthrace crew.

Bajan Reporter joins with the Earthrace in sending deepest sympathies out to the families and friends of the fishing vessel.

Earthrace is currently anchored at a military compound in Puerto Quetza, Guatemala.

Bajan Reporter is awaiting for further details to be confirmed from Earthrace. For more information as it’s made known, you can either check the Discovery Channel’s sub-site, Turbo, or go to Earthrace‘s own site directly.

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