5 Jun 2012

Yacht on its way to safety after distress call

From Morning Report, 7:35 am on 5 June 2012

A damaged maxi yacht with 18 people on board is making its way towards Norfolk Island, after radioing for assistance overnight. The Beau Geste had been competing in the Auckland to Noumea yacht race when its crew called for help, saying the hull and deck had been damaged.