Dufour 40 rocks, rescued French crew

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There were five of them aboard a Dufour 40, departing from Toulon, all French nationals. They raised the alarm because the boat was about to go rocky and they were not steering it. They were rescued by men of the Olbia Coast Guard, who retrieved them, with the boat now stranded on rocks, near Cala Coticcio on the island of Caprera in Sardinia.

It was certainly not a memorable vacation for this crew, which fortunately emerged uninjured from the accident, who saw their boat perhaps irreparably damaged in the crash. The cause of the accident is still uncertain, but from the first information released it would appear to have been an unsuccessful anchoring maneuver in an area with too much undertow, considering that an intense west-northwest wind has been blowing over northern Sardinia in recent days. After being recovered by the Coast Guard, according to regulations, the five Frenchmen were swabbed for Covid 19.

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