Friday, August 28, 2009

Big day of action at iShares Cup Kiel

Capsize & collisions in gusty conditions: Ecover's capsize between races 3 and 4, resulted in a broken mast. The mast was cut away from the overturned boat, and both boat and mast were towed back to the iShares Cup pitlane. Ecover crewman Bruno Dubois received a nasty cut to the head requiring stitches. In the final race today, Loick Peyron's Renaissance hit the new German team Wirsol Kiel resulting in major work overnight for both boats. Oman Sail Masirah are at the top of the leaderboard after 7 races...

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