Friday, 11 October 2013

MOD70 update, Jean Pierre Dick and Roland Jourdain capsize near Belle Isle while training for the Transat Jacques Vabre, crew safe SNSM and tech team organising recovery and righting

From the following article (in French) on

The rough bing translate is below:

VIRBAC-PAPREC 70 a capsized to the wide from Belle Isle the 10.10.2013 This Thursday, 10 October, at 1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Dick and Roland Jourdain on VIRBAC-PAPREC 70 sailed off the coast of Belle île in training in 15-20 knots of wind for the Transat Jacques Vabre. The boat suddenly capsized. The crew is safe and sound. The Cross, the SNSM and technical team went to recover the crew and the vessel. 

Virbac Paprec MOD70, photo courtesy Virbac Paprec team

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