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A bid to demonstrate that ancient civilizations could cross the Atlantic eastwards on reed boats has failed, with the crew abandoning the Abora III, a spokesman said Thursday.
After 56 days at sea, Dominique Goerlitz, a German botanist who devised the adventure, and his crew of 10 had transferred to an escort boat which was chartered after sections were ripped off the frail boat by a storm.