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The bereaved and deeply wounded organization

This Wednesday, November 16, in the bay of Pointe-à-Pitre, during the arrival of the winner of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe, a motorboat capsized with eleven people on board. The conditions of the accident are still undetermined, but it caused the tragic death of two passengers, two members of the OC Sport Pen Duick company which organizes the transatlantic sailing race.

“All our thoughts go to the families of our two employees and to all of our deeply wounded teams ,” declared Hervé Favre, President of OC Sport Pen Duick.

The OC Sport Pen Duick teams, the main partners of the event – the Regional Council of Guadeloupe, the city of Saint-Malo and Saint-Malo Agglomération, the Brittany Region, the CIC – and all the stakeholders of the organization joins in the immense pain of the families and sends them their deepest and sincere condolences.


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