Sailing Yacht

Expedition CERBERUS – The Expedition Yacht

Expedition Yacht: SY FAMAGUSTA

Combining an Offshore Sailing Mission with a historic party reunites people across the entire world to share and recall times which are section of a widespread heritage.

The Expedition Corps of the Global Offshore Sailing Staff remaining – 70 years just after Procedure “Cerberus”– Brest also at 21:15. This displays specifically the time when the German battle team remaining this Britannic harbor 1942 for their way property. The Staff follow on the 50ft sailing yacht “FAMAGUSTA” the historic footsteps of this breathtaking procedure and sailed 870nm on the precise route from Brest until Kiel which the warships took on these chilly wintertime days 1942. The historic exploration Expedition “CERBERUS” 2012 wants to be a system for remembering and honoring all lady and adult men who fought on both of those sides with terrific bravery. The Each day Mail described in 1942 “This is an episode of which Britons can be rightly very pleased. In planes which, versus the German defending aircraft, had been as slow as a cart horse when compared with a motorcar, 18 adult men of the Fleet Air Arm flew in excess of the Channel. Crippled and ablaze right before they got within just selection, they held on, sent their assaults – and died!”

Our terrific close friend and Chairman of the Channel Sprint Association PETER NIXON discovered in his mail from the 28th of February the ideal description of how we want to method all Historic Investigation Expeditions:

“…doing the job so hard to carry heritage again to everyone’s interest and recognising the a lot of terrific functions of braveness carried out on our behalf by adult men and ladies of all sides throughout a interval of conflict. It is not about ‘Winner’s or Loser’s’, Europe is a fantastic area to stay mainly because it is made up of a lot of diverse, but gorgeous nations and we should all be very pleased of this simple fact. Equally, we should not be ashamed of our earlier, nor should we glorify it, for it was our earlier which established what we are nowadays.”

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