Nov 30, 2015
AC: Franck Cammas injured while training at Quiberon
Translate from Groupama France Americas Cup Team groupamateamfrance.americascup.com:
"While a training for the America's Cup this Monday, November 30 , Franck Cammas , the skipper of Groupama Team France was seriously wounded in his right leg.
As part of the preparations for the America's Cup , Franck Cammas and his team were training with two boats ( GC32 ) at the National Sailing School in Quiberon Bay.
Saling with winds around 20 knots, and while he was at the helm , Cammas went overboard and his right leg hit the rudder while the foiling cat was flying at full speed.
A quick rescue followed and the skipper was taken to land where firefighters and a doctor were waiting.. He was evacuated by an emergency helicopter to Nantes hospital."
at 3:15 PM