NEWSFLASH: Float damage for Erwan Le Roux in The Transat bakerly

Erwan Le Roux, the skipper of FenêtréA Cardinal, has sustained substantial damage to the port float on his Multi50 trimaran

03.05.2016

Erwan was leading The Transat bakerly Multi50 fleet when the incident occurred

On Tuesday 3rd May, at around 1900hrs GMT+2, Erwan Le Roux, the skipper of FenêtréA Cardinal, sustained substantial damage to the port float on his Multi50 trimaran.

Erwan was leading The Transat bakerly Multi50 fleet when the incident occurred, sailing downwind in a northeasterly 25-27 knots, and was approximately sixty miles off Cape Finisterre. He managed to secure his boat before alerting his shore crew.

He is now in regular contact with his weather man to find the best landing point between Portugal and Spain, and is sailing at a reduced speed on a heading of 135°.

More information to follow.

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