VanIsle 360 Day 6 – Telegraph Cove to Port Hardy: Winds up to 40 knots, 10 foot rolling waves, hail and rain, multiple blown spinnakers, round ups, a blown main, a lost rudder, broken spreaders, bent spinnaker poles… and a quick trip to Port Hardy for most!
White Cloud had a detour before retiring to Port Hardy. Two hours into the race, S/V 65 Red Roses hailed they had lost their rudder. We were about 10 boat lengths away and stood by while the Canadian Coast Guard came to assist them within an hour.
It was sketchy out there to say the least, but everyone made it back to port safe! Resting in Port Hardy till tomorrow’s race to Winter Harbour! #vanisle360 #sailing #coastguard (Taken with Instagram at Port Hardy, British Columbia)
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