berserk

Berserk

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Berserk was a wonderful Vega with a wonderful owner. I first became aware of this strange couple after an article in the British Marine Press (Practical Boat Owner, I think) that gave a short history of the epic trip planned to the cold, wintry waters of the Antartic. The next I knew was after the London Boat Show when Walther Nerving showed the VAGB committee an hour long video of the trip of Berserk. A wonderful video in various languages showed the stark splendour of this cold southern waste. The final shot was a very sad one indeed, Berserk slowly sinking below the cold waves whilst the crew looked on from the rescue boat. A very sad end to a very plucky yacht......