Nov 30, 2015

AC: Franck Cammas injured while training at Quiberon

Image: Cammas-Groupama. -- All the best wishes for this True Legend to get a quick recovery:

Translate from Groupama France  Americas Cup Team
"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."