Charlotte Yven Forced To Retire At One Mile From The Finish

Published on 09/09/2021

Young French rookie Charlotte Yven was in 5th position in the Stage 3 fleet and looked set to take the Bizuth award as the top rookie when the skipper of Team Vendée Formation ran aground on rocks about a mile from the finish line in the Bay of Morlaix.

The organization’s on the water logistics team, at here request and on a fast falling tide, helped her off. After a quick inspection of her Figaro Beneteau 3, Yven did not detect any leaks. However, damage however is reported in the port rudder and foil. The young Vendee skipper has just arrived into Roscoff where a full assesment of Team Vendée Formation will be carried out as soon as possible.


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