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post #3012 of Old 11-13-2012
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Re: Vendee Globe

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
****, I am really sad with what happened to Marc and even more with what happened to Kito. It is supposed the motorboats to keep away from sailing but I guess this one was fishing so it is Kito fault. The important thing is that he had to retire from the race and it is the second one do have to do so. Stupid accident
I just wonder how this could occur. Kito used AIS with 10 miles warning and most likely fishing boat had no AIS at all. But all Open 60 boats have radars and I have no single idea why Kito haven't used one for early warning?
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