TeamBDA Sailors Recover After Going Overboard

April 8, 2017

While training today [April 8], two sailors from TeamBDA — the island’s team for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup — were involved in a “minor on-water incident and went overboard into the Great Sound,” and were taken to hospital as a precaution, and both have been released.

TeamBDA Bermuda April 8 2017 (1)

TeamBDA Manager Laura Cutler said, “Whilst training in Oracle Team USA’s AC45F today [Saturday, 8th April, 2017], two TeamBDA sailors were involved in a minor on-water incident and went overboard into the Great Sound.

TeamBDA Bermuda April 8 2017 (2)

“Both were recovered immediately and taken to hospital in Bermuda as a precaution. Following checks at the hospital, both sailors were released on Saturday afternoon with no major issues,” she added.

“The Oracle Team USA AC45F was returned to shore with no damage or problems.”

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  1. Triangle Drifter says:

    Um tellin you, a Bermudian in the water before May 24th, that is shocking news.

    • Glad it was’nt serious, but with these events coming up, many tourist on our roads and normal every day casualties, our Hospital crisis will be tested.

  2. O.M.G says:

    I wish them all the best and hope this does not affect there going back out and representing Bermuda. Sending them well wishes and a speedy recovery.