Whilst sailing in the Bismarck Sea in Papua New Guinea northern coast of New-Britain, the French ONG Aidocean’s boat comes across a drifting banana boat.  The skipper ran out of fuel the day before with 10 people onboard including four kids. The ”castaways” have been drifting offshore since.

Craig Dewitt skipper of the “Golden Dawn” immediately launches the dinghie boat with water/food and petrol supplies to rescue the very lucky castaways … “A nice epilogue for the 2022 French Humanitarian Mission Aidocean” concludes french Vendée Globe skipper Sébastien Destremau.

Founded by Marine Bayer and Sébastien Destremau, the ONG Aidocean is currently completing a humanitarian infantile immunization campaign in Papua New Guinea.


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