Sailboats Val

Pictures: Three rescued from dismasted yacht in southern Indian Ocean - Yachting and Boating World

The Perth-based Challenger Search and Rescue Jet was deployed to Jedi 1’s location, and established VHF radio communication with the crew. On 8 March 2017, an Irish skipper and his French crew were rescued from the yacht, Val, which had suffered rudder failure. This rescue is the second major yacht rescue coordinated by AMSA in as many weeks. Source: