America's Cup: Teams in Naples come together to show support

Sailors and shore crews from several America’s Cup teams gather in Naples to show their support for David Brooke (NZL)

The America's Cup teams competing in Naples, Italy have come together to pose in the photo above, to show their support for David Brooke (NZL) who is in the early stages of recovery from an emergency liver transplant, after the collapsed in San Francisco, last Thursday week.

Brooke is a long time America's Cup competitor, shore crew manager and Volvo Ocean Race competitor.

At the time of falling ill, Brooke was Tender Fleet Manager for the Swedish America's Cup Challenger, Artemis Racing.

No further news is to hand on Brooke's recovery, however the family greatly appreciate the support that has been shown by the world sailing community. His immediate family have flown to San Francisco.

For the earlier story http://www.sail-world.com/NZ/Americas-Cup:-Kiwi-Cup-vet-receives-emergency-liver-transplant-in-SFO/108565!click_here