ANZ Sail Fiji has received its first casualty with Hamish Milne and his Moody Blue crew heading to Opua.
At the 0630 sked this morning, Moody Blue advised they had broken the gooseneck on their boom and were heading to Opua for repairs.
“We have suffered a broken boom goose neck fitting overnight and are now currently motoring to Opua to ascertain repair viability,” advised Milne during the mandatory scheduling report.
When they arrive in Opua repair work will be undertaken and a decision to continue to Denarau will be made.
Meanwhile, Sharpe Focus is steaming towards to Fiji at approximately 7 knots.
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