The largest single masted yacht in the world assists 33 foot yacht in
The Falmouth Coastguard were contacted by their colleagues at Thames Coastguard
who received a telephone call from a lady crew member on the yacht Compromise competing in the ARC Challenge 2006.
Falmouth Coastguard contacted the yacht and spoke to the lady crew member
who reported that she had a medical emergency on board.
Falmouth Coastguard initiated
broadcast action to locate any vessel in the
area that could assist. They received a response from the Mirabelle V, who
offered their assistance to go and evacuate the three crew from the 32 foot
At eight o'clock this evening, the Mirabelle V contacted Falmouth Coastguard
to report that they had safely evacuated the three, and had set adrift the
32 foot yacht Compromise with a mast head light showing.