1,000 miles from South Africa with a broken keel


Alex Thomson describes his predicament
Earlier today in this video conference a very downhearted Alex Thomson described the events resulting from Hugo Boss' keel breakage, how he got the boat back upright and plans for his rescue. Must watch footage this. Click here to see the video. NB: This video is formatted to play in Windows Media Player and is 16MB in size - therefore only suitable for those with broadband connections. Mac users can now view WMV files by downloading a suitable add on to Quicktime - we for example use Flip4Mac which works a treat. The only noticable difference is that while the clip will play out while downloading on a PC, on a Mac it must download first.

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