The 40 meter long schooner Flying Dutchman became disabled while sailing in the IJsselmeer. The schooner’s engine had failed and the vessel requested assistance from the KNRM. The KNRM lifeboat was able to reach the scene and kept the schooner from going aground while waiting for a tug. The tug took the Flying Dutchman under tow and proceeded to Urk, Netherlands. The vessel was inspected and no reports of damage. No injuries or pollution being released.