The sister of a British woman who was injured and her husband killed after three men boarded their boat in the Caribbean has said the family are "totally shocked and shattered".
Margaret and Richard Pratt had planned to set sail for the next stage of their journey the day before the attack off the south coast of St Lucia on Friday.
Jenny Riley, Mrs Pratt's sister, told the Daily Mail: "They had gained deep sea sailing experience by cruising extensively on the south coast and around Europe. To sail across the Atlantic and explore the Caribbean was Roger's dream.
"They were both experienced sailors and had sailed dinghies and keel boats since they were children. It is a tragic, shattering end to their dream."
Mrs Riley also said her sister was discharged from hospital last night and has returned to the couple's yacht.