Groupama II recovered
Tuesday November 15th 2005, Author: James Boyd, Location: none selectedThis evening at 20:15 an aircraft repatriated Franck Proffit, Groupama II injured crewman from the Canary Island back to Nantes, France. Proffit's health is improving but he will check in to hospital in France first before returning home to La Rochelle.
Meanwhile Groupama II has arrived in Santa Cruz de la Palma where under the direction of her skipper Franck Cammas and her shore team she has been righted. The boat will be put on to a cargo ship and taken back to the teams base with the submarine silos in Lorient. Here she will be repaired, ready for the 2006 ORMA Championship.