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UPDATE: Delord, who had been drifting in a life raft for three days has been rescued by a cruise ship off the coast of Tasmania.

 The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is coordinating a rescue operation for French solo sailor Alain Delord (pictured here in happier times), who was dismasted sailing an A35 on a record round the world attempt. Delord was dismasted last night, 400 milles south of Tasmania. He has abandoned his vessel and is in a life raft south west of Tasmania, More here.