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    Posted: 28 Dec 04 at 8:34am
45 to 50 knot winds and 10 meter seas.

54 off the 116 fleet have retired....

The 2 leading 98 foot super maxi's are now out of the race.

Konica Minolta launched of a 10 mtr wave, splitting the cabin aft of the mast.

Skandia hit a sunfish damaging a rudder then the canting keel locked on one side. The crew abandoned ship and now reports have come in that it has now lost its keel and rolled

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Stephen,

 

I was just thinking I should copy this across from Catsailor.com forum and it's already here.

 

Well done

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