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gone wrong

There are some pretty crazy rumors around the death of the famous sailor Eric Tabarly. Yet, now more than 20 years ago, the crew’s full and detailed account tells a mundane tale of a sea gone wrong.

On the night of June 12 to 13, 1998, more than 20 years ago, Eric Tabarly disappeared at sea. Sailing aboard his Pen Duick , which he was transporting as a crew to Scotland to take part in a gathering of sailboats designed by the naval architect William Fife , father of the Pen Duick .

Read on.