Friday, February 9, 2018   
 Nacra 17  Auckland NZL  again a severe incident
On the occasion of the Auckland Olympic Classes Regatta, the Nacra-17 crew Christian Lübeck DEN fell overboard when the trapeze wire broke and was struck by the rudder foil cutting his left leg deeply. Thanks to fast reactions of the helmswoman Lin Ea Centholt DEN and their coach, he was rescued immediately and brought to the hospital for surgery. Meanwhile, he has been discharged from the hospital and is said to be recovering well. It remains to be seen whether he will ready again for the Aarhus Olympic Qualifier Regatta. Centholt/Lübeck DEN are among the top teams of the Class.
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