Sporting Digest: Sailing

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The Independent Online
ERIC TABARLY, France's most famous yachtsman, is to come out of retirement to quell a mutiny in the Whitbread Round the World race. The 62-year-old double winner of the Atlantic single-handed race has been asked by the French Post Office to take over from Daniel Malle on the maxi, La Poste, after most of the 14-man crew refused to sail on if Malle stayed on board.