In the 2013 Route des Princes, at 1434hrs local time (Dublin) this afternoon, race leader Spindrift skippered and steered by Yann Guichard (FRA), capsized on the first leg of the first inshore race of the day off Dun Laoghaire. The emergency procedures were activated immediately.
Spindrift capsizes in Dun Laoghaire on the first inshore race - 2013 Route des Princes
All crew were accounted for. One casualty was evacuated to hospital. Further information will be issued when it becomes available. The process of recovering the upturned 70 foot trimaran is under way.
Route des Princes