Chinese-flagged Dongfeng sustained the first major damage of the race when it hit an unidentified submerged object that destroyed the boat’s port rudder. However, the crew was able to get back on track in a matter ofhours, thanks to its impressive seamanship.
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Presented by Vetus-Maxwell.Got a tip? Send it to email@example.comA clean run Dropping a coil on deck so that its running part is on top will always help it to spool out cleanly. Flaking it in a figure of eight can be even better. This allows the line to fall naturally ...read more