Couple rescued, boat lost to storm on notorious Tonga-Auckland route


Welsh-Australian cruising sailor Stephen Jones broke down while describing the loss of his boat Windigo, which was also his home, to a storm on the notorious route between Tonga and New Zealand. He and his fellow crewmate, New Zealander Tanya Davies, are recovering as they steam towards New Zealand’s navy vessel HMNZS Otago on the Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship, Chengtu, which rescued them.

via Sail-World.com : Couple rescued, boat lost to storm on notorious Tonga-Auckland route.