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11/08 - 10h00

Morvan decides to abandon

The skipper of the little trimaran Ortis raced in the Rhum Class by veteran Patrick Morvan will not return to the race, this morning confirming that he has abandoned due to his cracked forward crossbeam.

He reached the port of Peniche, north of Lisbon yestrday morning . He explained this morning that he had been woken by the cracking noise and there are other smaller cracks radiating from the crossbeam damaged and inside the hulle.

"It's a shame but we'll do other projects. Tomorrow morning we will strengthen the damaged piece and wait for the right weather to deliver the boat. I'm disappointed for all the people who followed me, my sponsors, including Ortis and all my friends who encouraged me from the beginning. " He said.

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