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This is the Med?!
Rambler breaks record, Loki loses rudder.
before 1730 on Sunday evening the yacht Loki competing in the Rolex
Middle Sea Race 2007 lost her rudder north of Golfo di Castallammare,
just to the west of Palermo on the northern coast of Sicily. A coordinated
rescue involving Race Control and the Italian Coastguard Services resulted
in the crew being lifted to safety by a helicopter operating out of
Birgi Airport. The entire crew is safe and well in Palermo and their
families have been notified.