Vendee Globe Race 2012-2013. Lifted off his liferaft by helicopter at 2340hrs UTC last night, Javier Sanso, the Spanish skipper of Acciona 100% EcoPowered arrived to the Azores island of Terceira at 0330hrs UTC this morning.
He was examined by a doctor in the helicopter who did not find any signs of hypothermia and at the military base in Terceira. The Spanish sailor was further examined by doctors. At 0430hrs UTC Sanso made a call to Vendée Globe Race Direction to confirm that all is well.
Performance Sailcraft Australia (Asia Pacific)
Laser builder Performance Sailcraft Australia has taken on the successful RS Sailboat range from Britain, and is now licensed to build and distribute all of the RS range in the Asia Pacific region. [More info]