Thanks for finding that link. The daylight pic confused me until I saw it was of the testing, but that was sure quick work by the reporter.Article from German Sailing Magazine "Yacht"
Please use Google for Translation.
http://www.vsail.info/2014/11/29/team-vestas-runs-agound-near-mauritius/The crew has informed Race organizers that it now plans to abandon the boat as soon as possible after daybreak.
Team Alvimedica and two other vessels are in contact with Team Vestas Wind to assist.
In the far more common case where concern for human safety has dictated the abandonment of the vessel, rights of ownership remain.