A rescue mission was launched by the Canadian military on 9th of June to reach to the number of sailing vessels that were in the problem and met with accident after some disturbance in the mid-Atlantic.
The winds of hurricane-strength and high seas disrupted a race that was taking place from Britain to the United States.
According to the defense ministry they were responding to calls that were made for the boats that met with some accident, they put coordinating efforts with rescue centers of marine from the United States, Britain and Portugal to start the rescue drive as early as possible.
This catastrophic accident occurred during the transatlantic two handed and the single handed race organized by the Royal Western Yacht Club’s race. There was the fleet of 21 boats in the race, competing on the course starting from Plymouth and ending at Rhode Island via England to Newport.
The race started on May 29 and it was open for the mono and multihull length between 27 and 60ft.Continue reading