The captain of the expedition that crossed the Atlantic beneath sail as within the seventeenth century to make a documentary dies on the age of 75 on the excessive seas. | EUROtoday

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Javier Babfrom 75 to, captain of 'La Peregrina'the crusing ship whose crew, utilizing navigation means from the seventeenth century, set themselves the problem of cross the Atlantic, died this previous morning 420 miles from the island of Guadeloupe, within the French Antilles, reviews the movie manufacturing firm Zaro Films.

The sailboat and its crew left the Canary Island of La Gomera on March 12 for a small island within the southern Caribbean in an effort to cross 3,000 miles of ocean and land at a beforehand set level, utilizing solely the means and devices of the seventeenth century.

One of the eight crew members aboard 'La Peregrina', throughout 70 years previous, is the author Alfredo Conde, National Literature Prize winner and Nadal Prize winner.

The forecast was seize the expertise of 'La Peregrina' in a documentary,'The astrolabe problem', during which Televisión de Galicia participates, and whose goal was to supply the viewers a singular time journey expertise.

At 04:00 within the morning (native time), 420 miles east of Guadalupe Island, three days of navigation from reaching his vacation spot, Captain Javier Bab went into cardiac disaster, dying at 2:00 p.m. (native time). ), on account of congestive coronary heart failure, signifies the identical supply.

One of the crew members, a heart specialist by career, managed to stabilize the captain, who regained consciousness, whereas his evacuation from the ship was determined. A bit later there was a name from a cruise ship to determine a gathering level and set up the evacuation of the captain, at which period his demise occurred.