SuperyachtNews would like to alert the industry to a notice issued by the PYA on its website, reporting the disappearance of Captain Robert Peel. Captain Peel was aboard his vessel, Kalayaan, alone when communication ceased on 19th March. The vessel’s details at the time of disappearance are outlined below.
The yacht’s EPIRB ID: 2924072C40FFBFF
Sail Yacht: KALAYAAN
Call Sign: MEKZ8
Captain: Bob Peel
EPIRB last activated px: 12’ 38.88N 061’29.28W 12NM NW of Carriacou Nr Union Island.
Date: 24th March 2020
AIS: Last Known PX Tyrell Bay, Carriacou
Robert’s friend, Colin Metcalfe is leading the search and has supplied his contact details to the PYA, which SuperyachtNews has republished here, alongside an image of Robert, due to the seriousness of the situation.
US number only WhatsApp: +17547771237
Ecuadorian number: +593939566780
We would urge anyone with any information o contact the number above, or the relevant authority.
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