News Flash: Lagravière diverts to Newport


Around 12:00 (French time), Morgan Lagravière, the skipper of Safran, contacted his shore team to inform them he had hit a UFO (unidentified floating object), which had broken a foil and caused a small leak.

Lagravière is fine and is diverting to Newport, where he will arrive in the evening and be met by his team, who will assess the damage and work required.

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