Thursday, December 18, 2008

Carbon Structure Damage Delta Llyod

Photo: Sander Pluijm/Team Delta Lloyd/Volvo Ocean Race

The Dutch/Irish entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Delta Lloyd (Roberto Bermudez/ESP) has suffered damage to the port side carbon structure around the keel ram. The boat was half way across the Bay of Bengal when the damage occurred, at 1930 local time, midday GMT. Skipper Roberto Bermudez de Castro and his crew are safe and boat is not taking on water.