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Rambler 100 Capsizes off Cork Coast - Irish Coastguard Rescue all Crew

15th August 2011
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Rambler 100 Capsizes off Cork Coast - Irish Coastguard Rescue all Crew
The yacht Rambler 100, a competitor in this year's Fastnet race, has capsized between the Fastnet Rock and the Pantaenius Buoy this evening. The Irish Coastguard services are coordinating the rescue. The Baltimore RNLI lifeboat is on the scene. Two Sikorsky helicopters have been scrambled and an Irish Naval vessel is en route to the scene of the accident. All 21 crew have been rescued.

RORC's Racing Manager Ian Loffhagen said tonight a further statement will be released when more information becomes known.

 

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