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Round the world race yacht runs aground near Cape Town


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#1 Elly

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 03:54 PM

An investigation is underway after one of the 12 teams taking part in the Clipper Round the World race ran aground off Cape Town, South Africa.

The fleet had only just departed at the start of the leg. The yacht is taking on water, and has now withdrawn from the race.

 

Read more at  http://www.pbo.co.uk...-aground-55183 

 

 


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#2 Fish

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 07:15 PM

Doing a Vestas

Didn't look at the chart plotter, cleared a light house, didn't check there was another one along a bit, joined by a rather solid piece of land. A National Park, so night lights, hit after dark...
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