A British man has been killed and his wife injured after they were attacked on their boat in St Lucia. Roger Pratt was killed while defending his Norwich born wife Margaret.
The Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht club, where Roger Pratt was a member, have released a statement following his death.
– The Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht Club
"The club was stunned to hear of the tragic death of Roger Pratt on his boat the Magnetic Attraction.
The commodore of the club sends his sincere condolences to Mrs Pratt and the family at this time."
The club's flag is today flying at half mast.
Roger Pratt, who was 62, set sail with his wife from Lowestoft on the Suffolk coast in June, navigating the English coastline before heading to the Algarve and on to the Caribbean.
It was part of a round the world sailing trip to celebrate Margaret Pratt's 60th birthday.
They were moored off the coast of Vieux Fort, St Lucia, when the couple were attacked on their boat on the 18th January. Mr Pratt died defending his wife, who is now being treated in hospital for her injuries.
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