Swiss explorer’s sailboat seized by French authorities

Posted on May 24, 2013 • Filed under: France, Tourist Arrested

According to, the sailboat of Swiss explorer and adventurer Mike Horn was ordered seized by a Marseille court in a southern French port over a dispute involving a naval architect, according to a media report. Pangaea, a 33-metre-long aluminum ketch, was immobilized in La Ciotat, east of Marseille, after boat designer Olivier Petit launched legal action against Horn, the French regional newspaper La Provence reported on Thursday. Read article

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