Post a Comment Print Share on Facebook

Arkéa Ultim Challenge: after Laperche, Marchand in turn victim of a violent shock with an UFO

After Tom Laperche, Anthony Marchand.

- 4 reads.

Arkéa Ultim Challenge: after Laperche, Marchand in turn victim of a violent shock with an UFO

After Tom Laperche, Anthony Marchand... The skipper of the trimaran Actual Ultim 3 was the victim of a violent collision with an UFO this Tuesday morning at 8:23 a.m. French time. It was the port foil that hit this unidentified floating object, causing the boat to slow down significantly. “The appendix is ​​in place, seriously damaged,” explained the team of the former Figariste who is in 4th position in the Arkéa Ultim Challenge, 2700 miles from leader Charles Caudrelier, and approaching the longitude of Cape of good hope.

“The skipper is well and the boat is safe. Anthony Marchand and the Actual team have decided to continue the route and are not considering a technical stopover,” the team also announced. Last Thursday, it was Tom Laperche, then in second position in this unprecedented race around the world, who hit a UFO, the impact causing damage to the central fin and a leak. The sailor of the trimaran SVR Lazartigue managed to reach the port of Cape Town this Monday to assess the damage and decide whether or not to continue the adventure.

Avatar
Your Name
Post a Comment
Characters Left:
Your comment has been forwarded to the administrator for approval.×
Warning! Will constitute a criminal offense, illegal, threatening, offensive, insulting and swearing, derogatory, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, indecent, personality rights, damaging or similar nature in the nature of all kinds of financial content, legal, criminal and administrative responsibility for the content of the sender member / members are belong.