Alex Thomson as well as his co-captain, Spanish sailor Guillermo Altadill, was regenerated off the 60 feet yacht Hugo Boss yesterday around 82 miles off the north coast of Spain. They had explode their emergency EPIRB when what was accounted as a rogue wave capsized the yacht as well as inverted her, flooding Hugo Boss, dismasting her and leaving her disabled.

A helicopter crew from the Spanish Coastguard Salvamento Maritimo, came to the help of the couple, who were taking part in Transat Jacques Vabre race from Le Havre to Itajai in Brazil. In storm force disciplines, the brand new IMOCA 60 yacht had suffered unspecified scathe. While Altadill and Thomson had made primary repairs, they were going for the La Coruña in Spain, where their technical squad was to meet them as well as assess the damage.

When it capsized, they were hove to and making slow advance in thirty knots of wind as well as big seas, and were lucky to have their Mayday call passed on by a Greece bareboat charter. They were nursing their boat and also waiting for the weather to lessen before making fast progress for the La Coruña.

Yesterday, the Hugo Boss yacht was overturned by a wave. Thomson’s shore team reported that Alex and Guillermo managed to close the hatches and also deal with the situation whilst inverted. Alex instantly hit the canting keel push, bringing the yacht back upright. After that, they alerted the rescue services as well as technical team of an emergency situation.

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The trendiest pleasure yacht of the world is collaborating with the most expensive handbag maker of the world in expectations of making a sprinkle during the fifty-sixth Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. On 4th November, Wednesday, VanDutch would showcase a Birkin Pop-up Yacht in coaction with online retailer Privé Porter at VanDutch Center at 2300, Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.

A VanDutch 55 (merchandising for $1.7 million) would drift from yacht party to yacht party near the waterfront containing US$ 2 million dollars worth of Hermès Birkin swag in custom showcases cases throughout the weekend. With thirty Birkins aboard, Privé Porter’s crown jewel collection is a US$ 360000 Braise Shiny Porosus 35cm Crocodile with 18-karat white diamond and gold hardware.

Taking vantage of the wealth of the mega yacht community during yacht show weekend, Privé Porter’s Jeff Berk expects to surpass the most valuable Birkin ever sold with blinged out 35 centimeter Crocodile, exceeding a US$ 200000 record sale at the auction house Christie’s.  The Birkins collection begins at US$ 15000. While every bag is available separately, the whole package: yacht plus thirty bags is for sale at a cool US$ 4 million.

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