Working Out of Meals, One Man’s Sailboat Journey from Mexico Stops in Guam | Guam Information
A multi-agency response greeted a person who arrived in Guam on Friday on a sailboat from Mexico.
The sailor, who recognized himself as Nikolai Ostrepenjo, arrived at Agat Marina and drew the eye of presidency businesses when he moored his sailboat as a substitute of another person.
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam despatched a staff to examine the sailboat and the inspection continued till Friday afternoon.
Guam Division of Public Well being and Human Providers employees had been seen on the boat launch, together with Guam Nationwide Guard troopers. Guards had been on the marina to make sure the sailor was transported to the federal government quarantine facility in Tumon.
Ostrepenjo advised the Guam Each day Put up that he left Laz Paz, Mexico on December 1, 2020.
He stated he was working out of meals so he determined to cease in Guam.
“Meals – it is throughout… I began this simply on December 1,” he stated. The journey started in La Paz, Mexico, Ostrepenjo stated. La Paz is the seaside capital of Baja California Sur, a Mexican state on the Baja California peninsula.
The sailor was unable to talk additional as he was ushered right into a authorities car that may transport him to the federal government quarantine facility at Dusit Seashore Resort.
The Coast Guard referred different issues to the Guam Customs and Quarantine Company. Customs had been unable to remark on the time of posting.
The seaman’s immigration or citizenship standing was unclear.