Irish sailor evacuated from Indian Ocean after being dismasted in storm

An Irish sailor has been evacuated from his vessel in the Indian Ocean after suffering difficulties during a storm.

Gregor McGuckin, 32, from Dublin had been almost 2,000 miles south west of Perth in western Australia, taking part in the Golden Globe Race, when he became dismasted.

After the dismasting he went to aid his injured Indian rival Abhilash Tomy.

The mast of Mr Tomy’s yacht Thuriya broke off when it was rolled in the same storm on Friday,...
source: Windsor Observer

2018-09-24 17:26
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