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Solo sailor meets AMSA officers who coordinated his rescue

Thursday 24 January 2013

A solo sailor who spent three days in his life raft in the Southern Ocean visited AMSA's Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) on Wednesday to meet the duty crews who coordinated the rescue operation.

Rescued sailor Alain DeLord (front row, second from right) meets with AMSA search and rescue officers and Defence personnel who assisted in his rescue. Also present was David Steck, Deputy Consul, Embassy of France (front row, far right)