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NewsReader 05-10-2013 09:30 PM

Sailing-Simpson's death highlights Volvo Ocean Race safety
 
LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - The death of America's Cup sailor Andrew Simpson has brought safety concerns about modern racing vessels sharply into focus but Volvo Ocean Race organisers say they have already moved to shorten boats to minimise risks in their event. British Olympic gold medallist Simpson's death on Thursday, when he became trapped under his capsized 72-foot catamaran while practising ...

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