Sunday, February 17, 2008

Groupama 3 Tri Flips - Crew rescued


Ten French yachties have been rescued from the overturned hull of their racing yacht 80 miles off the coast of Dunedin, NZ. The yachties were rescued at about 4pm local time from the hull of their Groupama 3 trimaran which was taking part in the Jules Verne Trophy round-the-world race.

Link to the story is here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/thepress/4405967a6009.html

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