Ahaluna Breaks its Mooring

Majuro Cruisers to the Rescue Article: KAREN EARNSHAW Photo: KELLY LORENNIJ The sailing boat Ahaluna from Vancouver, Canada, broke from its mooring in the early hours Friday morning as strong winds blew in from the west. Captain Peter Hartmann put out a distress call on the VHF radio saying that his boat was stuck on the reef, prompting a number of yachts to come to the rescue in their small inflatable boats. Ahaluna went adrift just after high tide, so with the waves pushing the boat further towards the shore and then the tide dropping, the cruisers were unable...

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