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Gunboat Capsizes! Foiling Catamaran Wipe Out at Voiles de Saint Barths Regatta

24th April 2015
Gunboat Capsizes! Foiling Catamaran Wipe Out at Voiles de Saint Barths Regatta

On a day that proved exciting for all, Timbalero III was flying on the downwind leg of the course at the Voiles de Saint Barths regatta on the east side of the island when the bright orange, futuristic foiling cat tripped up and capsized.

"It was such a silly mistake," said Peter Johnstone, Gunboat's founder and G4 crew member. "A gust hit us and for some reason we didn't dump the mainsheet and she just carried on heeling."

More on this capsize here by Matthew Sheahan in Yachting World

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