VO-Race – Vestas auf Riff gestrandet

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At 1510 UTC, Saturday, November 29, Team Vestas Wind informed Race Control that their boat was grounded on the Cargados Carajos Shoals, Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean. Fortunately, no one has been injured.

Both rudders have been reported broken by the Team Vestas Wind crew. The team has also reported water ingress in the stern compartment.

The Volvo Ocean 65 has watertight bulkheads in the bow and the stern. The remaining part of the boat is intact including the rig.

 https://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/8082_Volvo-Ocean-Race-Team-Vestas-Wind-statement.html

 

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