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VIDEO. Lemonchois and Jourdain rescued in the Atlantic Ocean

Photo Marcel Mochet
Photo Marcel Mochet

Lionel Lemonchois and Roland Jourdain capsized their 24m trimaran Prince de Bretagne just after 1900hrs UTC on October 26, one day after the race started in Le Havre, France.

Yesterday they triggered the emergency distress beacon: winds were at 30kts with a four metres swell with the prospect of 40kts today.
CROSS Gris Nez and MRCC Madrid successfully coordinated their evacuation and by 1700hrs UTC (Oct 27)the duo were in a helicopter.

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