Volvo Ocean Race: The day after:
(March 27, 2018; Day 10) – While six crews in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet are facing challenging conditions as they race towards Cape Horn, the seventh team – Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag – is working to recover from the tragic loss of crew member John Fisher, who went overboard over 24 hours ago and is now presumed lost at sea, given the cold temperatures and rough sea conditions.
“As you can imagine, the Scallywag crew is very shocked, they are very distressed, and our focus at the moment is getting the boat safely to Chile,” said Race Directo…
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John Fisher: A true Scallywag:
While on the ninth day of the Volvo Ocean Race leg from Auckland, New Zealand to Itajaí, Brazil, a man overboard incident on skipper David Witt’s Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag has resulted in crew member John Fisher being lost at sea.
Lee Seng Huang and Sun Hung Kai & Co, owner and sponsor of the Scallywag team, comments on the recent tragedy.