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Powerboat navigator in critical condition
5:28pm Wednesday 19th September 2012 in News
THE navigator of a powerboat that crashed at high speed in a race remained critical but stable in hospital last night.
Dan Whapples, pictured, from Warsash, suffered serious injuries in the crash that killed his driver Mike Lovell from Southampton .
Mr Whapples was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital after Sunday’s accident off Weymouth, Dorset.
The pair were taking part in the national powerboat racing championship for the Eastleigh -based Peters & May team, run from Brookspeed’s Southampton workshop in Empress Road.
A report has already been made to the Marine Accident Investigation Branch.