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French sailor rescued after 3 days adrift at sea

Published 2:35 AM ET, Mon January 21, 2013
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Alain Delord's life raft is pictured adrift in seas south of Australia and shortly before his rescue by the cruise ship Orion From Orion Expedition Cruises
A rescue boat from cruise ship Orion reaches Alain Delord's life raft on Sunday. From Orion Expedition Cruises
Delord is dragged from his life raft onto the rescue boat. He had been in the raft for almost 3 days. From Orion Expedition Cruises
Delord is given a warm welcome once onboard the Orion by expedition leaders Don and Margie McIntyre From Orion Expedition Cruises
Alain Delord onboard his yacht named 'Tchouk Tchouk Nougat' as he leaves the harbor of Crouesty in western France for a solo round-the-world tour on October 27. ALESSANDRO GUI/AFP/Getty Images