VIDEO: Groupama40 Cowes Week crash

Without steerage Franck Cammas' X40 careers into the Eygpt Point sea wall

Monday August 2nd 2010, Author: James Boyd, Location: United Kingdom

At the Extreme Sailing Series Cowes, Groupama40 was rounding the weather mark when the Groupe Edmond de Rothschild ran into the back of her destroying her steering. Running towards the sea wall at high speed Cammas and his crew bailed off the boat as it careered on to the rocks, the boat only saved as its daggerboards touched first...

 

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  • adriaan 03/08/2010 - 08:16

    He has a long lense on - I am guessing he didnt see it. Must have been gutted when he realised that he missed the shot of the day!
  • andyb 02/08/2010 - 13:30

    Okay...so was there like a boat full of topless models sitting right off the quay? I'm trying to figure out what else could've been so totally absorbing that the old fellow with the camera was completely oblivious to the Extreme 40 dredging a new chunk of harbor right next to him!

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