Monday, February 18, 2008

TV New Zealand reports on Groupama 3 incident

Here's the report from TV New Zealand regarding the Groupama 3 incident. The French trimaran, on its way to breaking the round-the-world record, capsized 80 miles off the New Zealand coast (read our previous reports).

According to the TVNZ reporter the rescue operation went "extremely" well and all 10 sailors aboard Groupama 3 were "remarkably fit and well". There was no need to hospitalize any of them. Check the short video with footage of the rescue helicopters on site.

Video copyright TV New Zealand



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