News Alert (English): RAMBLER 88 RETIRES FROM ATLANTIC ANNIVERSARY REGATTA DUE TO LOST PORT RUDDER - ALL CREW REPORTED SAFE
Rambler 88 navigator Stan Honey advised the Race Committee of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta that at 01:32 UTC on July 10, 2018, she had contact with an object in the water, and lost the port rudder.
The AAR Line Honours favourite is therefore retiring from the race and will be returning to Newport, RI (USA).
All crew are reported safe.
Update July 12, 0600 UTC
As of July 12, 03:30 UTC, Rambler is moored safely in Newport, Rhode Island. This ends the periodic reporting by the Race Committee.
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Notes to Editors: The image shows Rambler 88 at the start area of the AAR Bermuda Hamburg Race on July 8, 2018. Photo Credit: John Manderson.