Injured powerboater continues recovery

Dan Whapples
Powerboater Dan Whapples in now out of intensive care Credit: P1 SuperStock Championship

A powerboater seriously injured in a crash which killed his team mate is out of intensive care.

Dan Whapples remains in Southampton General Hospital but continues to improve.

He was injured in the incident in Wemouth Bay during a race last Sunday.

His team mate Mike Lovell, of Southampton, suffered multiple injuries and died in hospital.

Mr Whapples, of Warsash, has been visited by a number of the other racers in the P1 SuperStock Championship during his recovery.

Advertisement