A French fishing patrol boat rescued an Indian naval officer from an uninterrupted round-the-world sailing competition trapped in the Indian Ocean after being injured, the Global Times reported.
Indian Navy Lieutenant Colonel Abhirash Tomi, 39, is the first Indian to sail around the world in a single and unmanned sailing vessel. He completed such a voyage as early as 2013, New Delhi TV reported Thursday.
Reported that Tommy sailing in the West Australian coastal storm, the sailboat was damaged, he was seriously injured in the back, so he sent a distress signal. The Australian Maritime Safety Agency coordinated the rescue operation after receiving the signal, but the French fisheries patrol boat Osiris took the lead in rescuing Tommy. (by name)
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