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Vestas in the Volvo Ocean Race : Where’s the accountability?

Three years ago, the scene was Cargados Carajos Shoals 240 nm north east of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.  The sailing vessel Vestas Wind had driven themselves onto a charted reef after failing to adequately use both electronic and paper charts.  In a Cinderella story, the boat was salvaged, rebuilt and took part in the last legs of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race (VOR).   Continue reading “Vestas in the Volvo Ocean Race : Where’s the accountability?”