Over 30 young people from Rotaract, One More Shot and All Saints Youths were united to remember the 27 people lost in the recent sea tragedy.

The Youths gathered at the Point Cruz jetty in rememberance of the 27 washed overboard MV Taimareho with lit candles.

Rotaract Club President Mike Ariki expressed his condolences on behalf of the youths. He said it is a sad day for Solomon Islands when such a tragedy occur.

He said all of the 27 missing people are citizens of Solomon islands. Most of them are youths.

"I would like to thank everyone for their time and effort in sparing this moment to pay respect to those of our citizens that are missing in this tragic accident.

"Today we share our sympathy and condolences with the families who have lost their loved ones.

"Those lost are our brothers and sister under the banner of Solomon Islands", Ariki said.

He thanked the local ports authority for allowing this vigil to take place.

The youths ended the moment with a prayer for those who lost their live at sea.

He also prayed for safety of families traveling home at this time of uncertainty.