One of the sailing boats taking part in the Transat Bakerly race has collided with a cargo ship today (3 May).
At around 10am the Race Control operators received a call from the skipper Maxime Sorel aboard the Class40 V&B.
He'd suffered a serious collision with a cargo ship, leaving the bowsprit of his boat damaged, with potential damage to the rig, which is currently still standing up.
The skipper is not injured, and he will now head to La Trinité sur Mer, or Lorient, to assess the damage.
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