Damian Foxall on Groupama's dismasting

Damian Foxall on Groupama's dismasting

Friday April 20 2012 Author: James Boyd Location: none selected

With the Volvo Ocean Race Itajai In-Port taking place tomorrow and the start of leg six on Sunday, so Damian Foxall talks us through Groupama’s dismasting and their jury rig, while the protest against Telefonica for carrying an extra sail on leg four was yesterday dismissed by the International Jury. Mapfre Palmavela is underway with Rán and Quantum Racing level-pegging after day one. We look at how Sir Peter Ogden’s Mini Maxi Jethou has been turboed and how they sorted their boom breakage. At the Extreme Sailing Series Qingdao, The Wave, Muscat yesterday pulled ahead of Red Bull Extreme Sailing. Oracle Racing will train on their AC72s in New Zealand next year. In the Global Ocean Race, all but one boat is back into the North Atlantic.

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