Telefonica gone - the latest sailing news from around the world
The big news is that Team Telefonica has broken both rudders falling off a wave, just 300 miles from the Lorient finish line and the skipper has conceded that they now have no chance of winning the race overall.
Speaking from onboard the former Volvo Ocean Race leader, crew member Pepe Ribes said they were hit by a wave and Chinese gybed. The incident cost the Spanish entry dearly and their chances of winning the 2011/12 edition vanished in two minutes. More news as it comes to hand.
Elsewhere the ORCi Mediterranean Championship is reaching its conclusion on the gulf of Cres, Team Russia leads the fleet at the SB20 UK Nationals, the Sardinia Cup continues at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and Spaniard Jose Maria van der Ploeg is still leading the J/80 World Championship.
More news, images and videos from the PWA Catalunya World Cup in Costa Brava, the Giraglia Rolex Cup 2012, the America's Cup and from events all around the globe.
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