Man travels across Atlantic in barrel

A 72-year-old French man has travelled across the Atlantic in a barrel-shaped orange vessel.

Jean-Jacques Savin set off on his journey in December from El Hierro in Spain’s Canary Islands.

He travelled about just using ocean currents to drift the capsule across the Atlantic.

Mr Savin landed on the Caribbean after 122 days at sea on the 27th April.

The journey covered more than 4500km.

The former military paratrooper spent more than four months in the barrel, which is 3m long and 2.10m wide.

The strange vessel includes a sleeping bunk, kitchen and storage. It also has a porthole in the floor through which he was able to watch passing fish.

Mr Savin ate freeze-dried food, freshly caught fish and supplies offered by ships he passed on the voyage.

During the journey, the adventurer worked on a book about the experience, which he plans to publish later this year.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

great job and amazing work

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

good work

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

is he still alive?

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

good job

IROM BAM
IROM BAM
1 year ago

Wow that is awesome. That is really cool.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Wow this is so cool!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

has he got food

yaboiyt
yaboiyt
1 year ago

thats cool

me is you ok :}
me is you ok :}
1 year ago

this is so cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow that is a long time how would he suvive on food

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

crazy but awesome i want to do it

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

cool

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1 year ago

Wow that’s so cool but weird!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

i want to do that literately

Person
Person
1 year ago

Cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

thats just awesome

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

That’s amazing

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

let me get in the orange cylinder with him

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Great work

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

cool but weird

Donald trump my dad
Donald trump my dad
1 year ago

WOH THIS IS SO COOL

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Woah

Jessie
Jessie
1 year ago

Wow, Amazing

Um...
Um...
1 year ago

What was the purpose of this?…….
I know, it is cool, but why did he do it? IDK

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

that is crazy

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

how long was he there for???

Jeff
Jeff
1 year ago

it would be cool for him to see all the fish go by

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

this is amazing this shows that the elderly can still do anything

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Brilliant

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Wow he’s brave

Isla
Isla
1 year ago

Wow

Libby
Libby
1 year ago

How did he servive that barrel for 122 days

Ryan
Ryan
6 months ago

I have never seen anyone do that before

jenita
jenita
6 months ago

you did really great well done!!!!!!!!

Samantha
Samantha
5 months ago

How does he do that!!??🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

Samantha
Samantha
5 months ago

How do u get electricity and were u board😮😮😮

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