Clipper Race: Emergency Rescue in North Atlantic:
(June 24, 2016; Day 4) – A Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crew member has been successfully medevaced off a yacht in the North Atlantic Ocean with the help of ClipperTelemed+, the race’s Emergency Medical Support Partner, and the Canadian Defense Department, which carried out a challenging helicopter rescue.
Chris Drummond, 62, from High Wycombe, UK a crew member on board IchorCoal, had complained of severe chest pains yesterday but was stabilised after receiving care from one of the team’s two on board medics, a Consultant Anesthetist.
The decision to carry out a medical evacuation of the crew member from the racing yacht to Canada was made as precaution based on …
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VIDEO: No Wind, No Problem:
A demonstration of tow-foiling. Video published on Jun 24, 2016.
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