Australia joins efforts to rescue injured Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy

25 September, 2018, 09:01 | Author: Trevor Moore
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He will be brought back on board HMS Ballarat as air rescue will not be possible given in the current situation.

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said Commander Tomy would be transferred to a nearby Indian Ocean island, Ile Amsterdam, for medical treatment.

Earlier, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, which is coordinating the rescue, had said it expected a French fisheries patrol vessel to reach Tomy's yacht as soon as 0700 GMT.

Tomy's vessel was located by an Indian Navy aircraft on Sunday.

Abhilash suffered a back injury when he was sailing on the vessel "Thuriya", representing India in the Golden Globe Race 2018.

His vessel, SV Thuriya, is stuck in a remote location in the southern Indian Ocean. The rescue team shifted Tomy from his indigenous vessel, S V Thuriya to the Osiris on a stretcher using their Gemini boat.

"INS Satpura and INS Jyoti are heading at top speed to reach Tomy", the SpokespersonNavy said.

The rescue mission was jointly coordinated between Indian and Australian Navy.

A subsequent message read: "CAN MOVE TOES". Mr Tomy was confined to his bunk at the mid-point between South Africa and Australia, just inside the huge Indian Ocean zone for which Australia has rescue...

Tomy's mentor and accomplished sailor Captain Dilip Donde (retd) said, "Most people don't see those kind of rough seas in their entire lives".

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An Irish sailor, whose yacht also lost its mast as part of the Golden Globe yacht race, will be picked up after the rescue as he is uninjured.

His boat was also rolled 360 degrees by the storm and he was fixing his main mast to travel about 100 miles to get to his fellow sailor.

A French ship has rescued an Indian sailor injured in a gruelling round-the-world race, an organiser confirmed to Euronews on Monday.

Cdr Tomy is using a portable texting unit for messaging.

Tomy's boat, the Thuriya, is a replica of Robin Knox-Johnston's Suhaili, victor of the first Golden Globe Race in 1968.

A spokesman with the Indian Navy told Sky News that the 39-year-old is "conscious" and "can talk".

He was quoted as saying of the Golden Globe Race: The emphasis is not on technology and its management, but on seamanship and a direct experience of sea. The Kirti Chakra awardee was in the 3rd position, out of 11 global participants, and had sailed over 10,500 nautical miles in the last 84 days which started on July 1 from Les Sables-d'Olonne in France.

Tomy's boat is a replica of Robin Knox-Johnston's yacht Suhaili.

Eighteen vessels began this year's race - marking the 50th anniversary of the original race - but by September 10 seven of the boats had retired from the competition.

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