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Fatality at Lendy Cowes Week

by Cowes Week Ltd. 10 Aug 16:50 BST 10 August 2018
Big winds on day 7 of Lendy Cowes Week © Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com

The team at Lendy Cowes Week are extremely sad to confirm the death of one of our competitors while racing here today (Friday 10th August).

The casualty was quickly transferred to shore by an event safety boat. Medical assistance was waiting on shore and the casualty was then taken by ambulance to St Mary's Hospital, Newport, where he was pronounced dead. Next of kin have been informed.

The team at Lendy Cowes Week are deeply saddened by this news and our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.

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