Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Another Dismasting In The IMOCA Fleet

Collapse
X
Collapse
  •  

  • Another Dismasting In The IMOCA Fleet

    Breaking: Louis Burton's IMOCA 60' Bureau Valle'e has dismasted in the Route Du Rhumb on Day 4






    The IMOCA fleet had recently crossed a wind shear frontal boundary when the incident occurred




    French skipper Louis Burton (Bureau Valle'e) has dismasted on the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe while lying in ninth place on the solo race from Saint Malo to Guadeloupe which started on Wednesday at 1415hrs. He reported the accident at 1700hrs this afternoon. He is uninjured and his team are in contact with him. More information to follow.



      Posting comments is disabled.

    Latest Articles

    Collapse

    • The French Return To America's Cup Competition
      by Photoboy


      The organisers of the 37th America’s Cup welcome the Soci?t? nautique de Saint-Tropez and their representative team K-Challenge Racing as a challenger for the 37th America’s Cup in Barcelona in 2024 and led by Stephane Kandler and Bruno Dubois.



      Their Challenge was previously accepted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and they have now chosen to formally announce their entry and confirm they are ready to proceed with their campaign.

      CEO
      ...
      01-03-2023, 09:58 AM
    • Burning Rubber In OZ
      by Photoboy
      ]

      PROJECT LANDSPEED: A POSITIVE PROGRESSION TO 200 KM/H
      Lake Gairdner - 5th December 2022

      After what has seemed like endless weather delays over the past couple of months, finally Horonuku got to stretch its legs on a dry Lake Gairdner with breeze that is edging closer into the required zone for world record attempts.








      The promising weather forecast coupled with reports of a dry lake was enough for the Landspeed
      ...
      12-05-2022, 12:49 PM
    • Dates Confirmed For AC37
      by Photoboy
      AC37 Event Limited (ACE) today confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the America’s Cup Match 2024.




      The Racing Area for both the Challenger Selection Series and the America’s Cup Match itself have now been agreed with Barcelona’s Capitan Maritimo and are set to the south of the City along Barcelona’s beachfront, affording the perfect natural viewing gallery right along the coastline for spectators.

      A permanent
      ...
      11-30-2022, 10:28 AM
    • Rudder Jumpers The Latest Twist For Stowaways
      by Photoboy
      Spanish coastguard finds stowaways on ship rudder



      By Mattea Bubalo
      BBC News

      Three stowaways have been found sitting on the rudder of a ship after it completed an 11-day voyage from Nigeria, Spanish authorities say.
      A photo shared by the coastguard shows the men sitting on the rudder at the oil tanker's stern, their feet less than a metre away from the water.
      They were taken to hospital at the tanker's destination in Gran Canaria and treated
      ...
      11-29-2022, 10:29 AM
    • Little Alcatraz Parkup
      by Photoboy





      On Saturday morning, a powerboat parked itself up upon Little Alcatraz around 9:55 AM
      \One man, one woman and 3 dogs were aboard.


      SFPD marine unit, USCG Helo and Vessel Assist rendered aide and got the boat off the rock with no injuries and apparently no environment impacts. ( tell that to the crushed mussels)

      We now resume the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend
      ...
      11-27-2022, 12:44 PM
    • Implementing A Solution
      by Photoboy
      AC40: IMPLEMENTING THE SOLUTION

      Auckland - 25th November 2022

      Just days ago, Emirates Team New Zealand buried the bow of their AC40 while testing in waves on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, which resulted in damage to the forward sections of the hull and deck structure. While the on-water team was recovering the yacht and returning to dock, the team’s engineers immediately began reviewing onboard data to identify the root cause of the issue.



      “The
      ...
      11-25-2022, 10:32 AM
    Working...
    X