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Tag: Jarle Andhoy

  • Wednesday, April 18th 2012 - 17:52 UTC

    IAATO increasingly concerned on recent yacht related incidents in Antarctic waters

    The Brazilian motor yacht ‘Mar Sem Fim’ crushed by ice on April 7 in Maxwell Bay, South Shetland Islands.

    Recent incidents and sightings involving yachts in Antarctic waters have generated considerable interest and concern among the members of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO).

  • Monday, April 9th 2012 - 05:39 UTC

    Wild Viking being held in Puerto Williams

    Jarle Andhøy and his yacht Nilaya (tv2,no)

    Norwegian rogue yachtsman Jarle Andhøy, 34, along with four other crew members on the 54-foot yacht steel yacht Nilaya - who were arrested last week by the Chilean Navy - are being held at the Chilean Naval base in Puerto Williams, after apparently after giving a false name for the vessel when hailed by the Chilean Navy according to press reports from Chile and New Zealand over the weekend.

  • Monday, March 19th 2012 - 11:18 UTC

    Maverick Norwegian yachtsman Jarle Andhoy is in trouble again.

    The “Wild Viking” (Photo: adressa.no)

    According to press reports from Norway and New Zealand over the weekend, the 54-foot yacht steel yacht Nilaya is reported to be sailing off Antarctica with a broken boom and is heading for an unspecified Argentine Antarctic base to carry out emergency repairs and to refuel.

  • Thursday, March 3rd 2011 - 18:36 UTC

    Antarctic tour operators support prosecution of Berserk yacht owner

    The Berserk, travelled to Antarctic ignoring all protocols and safety guidelines

    The International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators, (IAATO) in a statement released Thursday called the incident of the Norwegian yacht Berserk that went missing in Antarctic waters last week ‘tragic’ but also underlines the vessel did not have proper authorization or permits for their expedition and fully supports Norwegian prosecuting authorities for their investigation into the case.