February 25 - The sailing yacht, Flyer, has been shipped from Long Beach, California to the Netherlands via the Belgian port of Zeebrugge.

The Flyer, which was built in aluminium by Dutch boat builder Royal Huisman Shipyard and won the 1978 Whitbread Round The World Race, was unloaded in Zeebrugge and is currently sailing to Rotterdam, where it will undergo extensive refurbishments.