Latest news from the Algimouss Spirit of Canada after a wave knocked the vessel on its side and damaged the mast.round-the-world race: Derek Hatfield is heading north to Tasmania and Australia to make repairs on the
Hatfield is deeply disappointed but safe. He has made some makeshift adjustments and hopes to make the 1,000 mile journey to the nearest harbour as safely as possible.
Every competitor has taken a beating during the latest five-day blow. Michel Desjoyeux continues to lead the race in his boat, Foncia. He's in the southern Pacific Ocean making way towards Cape Horn.
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