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Video of Sodebo nearly pitchpoling off Ushant

Sunday January 30th 2011, Author: James Boyd, Location: none selected

Rounding Ushant can be a lively place particularly if you're start a round the world record in a northeasterly near gale. Thomas Coville and his singlehanded maxi-trimaran Sodebo set sail from Brest on Saturday, a week after Banque Populaire, on her third attempt on Francis Joyon's singlehanded non-stop round the world record. Read the departure story here.

At one moment the video camera on the helicopter following the red trimaran captured a near pitchpole...'The moment' happened about 1 minute in.

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  • 738272 31/01/2011 - 03:07

    easy now boys...

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