Keel issues – and abandoning Spadefoot

1630 – Justin just called me to let me know he is heading towards Solaris, as he is hearing a lot of keel noise and was concerned about sudden failure.  Both Solaris and Concussion are in contact with Justin.

1705 – Justin called to say that Solaris is with him.  He has gathered items he needs to abandon Spadefoot.

1730 – He entered his liferaft and activated the ePIRB.


1800 – Justin is safe aboard Solaris.

Race committee, and USCG Boston sector were notified of the situation, as it all happened.


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