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Volvo Ocean Race - Images of Groupama dismasted

'Groupama Sailing Team'    Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team © /Volvo Ocean Race    Click Here to view large photo

In the Volvo Ocean Race, the Groupama team suffered a dismasting while in the lead, racing in Leg 5 from Auckland to Itajaí, earlier today. This gallery of images shows some of the damage sustained in what has thus far been a drama filled leg.

Groupama Sailing Team, suspend racing from leg 5 -  Yann Riou-Groupama Sailing Team_©_-Volvo Ocean Race   Click Here to view large photo


Groupama Sailing Team, after the mast broke just above the first spreader around 60 nautical miles south of Punta del Este. -  Yann Riou-Groupama Sailing Team_©_-Volvo Ocean Race   Click Here to view large photo

Groupama Sailing Team, -  Yann Riou-Groupama Sailing Team_©_-Volvo Ocean Race   Click Here to view large photo

Groupama Sailing Team -  Yann Riou-Groupama Sailing Team_©_-Volvo Ocean Race   Click Here to view large photo

Groupama Sailing Team, cleaning up. -  Yann Riou-Groupama Sailing Team_©_-Volvo Ocean Race   Click Here to view large photo


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