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Golden Globe Race Philippe Peche Loses Steering Aug. 11
On day 42, Philippe Péché made an emergency call to race HQ to report that his tiller broke in a storm and he lost steering. He reported that he is in no danger but is waiting for the storm to subside before doing repairs. He did make a call to his partner, which means he is no longer in the main race but falls into the Chichester Class, which allows him one contact and repair. For more…
The Golden Globe Race started from France on July 1. Go to the Golden Globe Race website for race information.
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