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Golden Globe Race: Occasion founder defends race after Susie Goodall’s rescue

2018-12-08 10:08:51

Hearken to Susie Goodall’s emergency name

The founding father of the Golden Globe Race has defended the occasion after British yachtswoman Susie Goodall was rescued from her capsized boat.

Goodall misplaced her mast after her boat went end-over-end within the continuous solo round-the-world race and was rescued by a 40,000-tonne cargo ship on Friday.

Founder Don McIntyre stated GGR sailors “management their very own future”.

“The grasp of any vessel at any time can return to any port and quit on any voyage,” he stated.

Throughout this 12 months’s GGR – which began in July – 5 boats have suffered damaged masts and there have been three rescues, together with Goodall’s.

McIntyre revealed that Sir Robin Knox Johnston, the primary particular person to carry out a single-handed continuous circumnavigation of the globe in 1968, is enterprise a “complete investigation” into the occasions of the race.

Writing on the GGR web site