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Jack Tar Regatta - GC32 TeamVodafoneSailing Zhik flips at 30kts
TeamVodafoneSailing - 2016 Jack Tar Auckland Regatta, Day 2' teamVodafoneSailing ©

GC32 Team Vodafone Sailing Zhik flips at 30kts

The GC32, TeamVodafoneSailing Zhik capsized today on Day 2 of the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta sailed in fresh winds and moderate seas off Auckland’s Eastern Beach.

According to social media from the team, the GC32 was at full pace during a gybe when she tripped and capsized.

GC32-Team-Vodafone1From her speedometer she was sailing at over 30kts at the time, having hit 34kts during the day.

Jack Tar Regatta - GC32 TeamVodafoneSailing Zhik flips at 30kts

TeamVodafoneSailing – 2016 Jack Tar Auckland Regatta, Day 2 – TeamVodafoneSailing ©

Her rig was cut away, and she was towed back to Auckland and righted.

by Sail-World NZL

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