members of the cape horn singers, so that they know, carries
what exclusive name its choir, in addition, for all fans and
friends of the maritime music the following explanation is meant.
It is sufficiently well-known thereby around a sturmumtobte rock
nose, which acts feared “cape of the storms” between Atlantic
and Pacific at the end of the world.
But this epitome of all
Schrecknisse for the driving people on the Windjammern was
discovered in the year 1616 by two dutchmen from HOORN and after
their place of residence designated, knows surely only few
Cape horn was Prüfstein for the legendary sailors
from all world, which defeated the cape of the storms only under
sails. In the memory of 10.000 sailors drowned,
who lie with
their ships before cape horn due to, the 1936 created world-wide
brother shank of the “Cap Horniers” has on the Isla Hornos,
before the cape horns lies, set up a seven meter of high steel
Rome bus with the silhouette of a floating Albatrosses.
inscription on the Monument reads: “I am the Albatros, which
waits at the end of the world for you.
I am the forgotten soul
of the dead sailors, the cape horn headed for from all seas of
the earth. But they are not died in raving the waves. Because
today fly it on my wings to the eternity.” The world-wide
combination of the Cap Horniers dissolved in May 2003, since the
average age of the members was at 89 years. “We live captain
Heiner Sumfleth on borrowed time and want in would go apart”,
said to it the president, the Grand leading seaman (grossmast).
They will remain last - the cape of the storms, the myth of the
men, who defeated it, or because of it failed and its coat of
arms animal, the Albatros.