Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Keel Up...Bad

Thanks to Amy for this interesting article....

From the Vendee Global .... an UK Guardian story -

Jean Le Cam, the Frenchman who was rescued yesterday after his boat, VM Matériaux, capsized 200 miles west of Cape Horn during the Vendée Globe solo round-the-world race, has today revealed the trauma of being trapped in an upturned boat in big seas for 16 hours.
"I always had in my head, 'Do not leave the boat' – then I didn't know how long I could live inside," Le Cam said by radio to the race headquarters after his rescue by a fellow competitor in the Vendée Globe solo round-the-world race, Vincent Riou on PRB.

Read the rest of the story....

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