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Mercedes Benz World Cup Crash

Unfortunately during the final heat of the day – Winners’ Final of Elimination 7 – a serious crash occurred between Pierre Mortefon (Fanatic / NorthSails / Chopper Fins) and Taty Frans (Starboard / GA Sails / Mystic) as the pack approached the first mark in winds exceeding 40 knots, which resulted in Frans needing urgent medical attention.