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A sailor from Worcestershire who was in a round the world yacht race has said the moment when a large wave hit was like something out of a film.
Mark Burkes was one of four sailors injured when the wave hit the boat during storm conditions last weekend. He's been speaking to us from America, where they've reached dry land.
A man from Worcestershire's been badly injured when the yacht he was sailing, was hit by a massive wave in the Pacific Ocean.
Mark Burkes from Shrawley, was on a yacht competing in the Clipper Round The World Race. He's since told his family, he didn't think he would survive the accident.
The father of a man from Worcestershire who was one of four sailors badly injured when a huge wave hit their yacht during a round the world race says his son feared he wasn't going to make it. 47 year old Mark Burkes from Shrawley suffered a back injury in the incident.
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Members of the US Coast Guard have been presented with official crew Clipper Race jackets for their help during the yacht race rescue.
A sailor from Worcestershire, who was badly injured during a yacht race, says he feared he wasn't going to survive the accident.