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Balise de détresse déclenchée à bord du Maxi80 Prince de Bretagne

by Fanny Evenat on 28 Jan 2014
Prince de Bretagne © Marcel Mochet
Parti le vendredi 17 janvier à 14h52, pour tenter de battre le record de la Mauricienne ralliant Port-Louis en rade de Lorient et Port-Louis dans l'archipel des Mascareignes détenu depuis 2009 par Francis Joyon, Lionel Lemonchois a déclenché manuellement la balise de détresse de son Maxi80 Prince de Bretagne, ce lundi à 15h57, mais n'a pu être joint depuis.

Immédiatement, le CROSS Gris-Nez a prévenu son équipe à terre et pris en charges les opérations. Rappelons que le marin, qui entamait son onzième jour de mer, évoluait à environ 800 milles au large des côtes Brésiliennes, quasiment à la latitude de Rio de Janeiro, au prés dans un flux de sud-est soufflant entre 16 et 18 nœuds.

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