Australian in homemade boat with no engine rescued off Hawaii after 100 days at sea | US news

THE GUARDIAN | on Wed, Jan 3, 7:17 PM

An Australian man sailing alone in a homemade boat was rescued off the coast of Hawaii after he was blown off course on a journey home from Panama[1], the coast guard said. The 62-year-old man was in a 30ft (nine metre) sailboat and flagged down a commercial passenger boat nearly 4 miles (6km) from Maui on Sunday afternoon, coast guard officials said. Pacific map[2] The crew of the Trilogy V told authorities the man appeared disoriented, and he was having trouble sailing into port. The man wa...

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