Clipper Race: Playing the Wind Lottery:
(May 12, 2016; Day 13) – Half of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet has completed the Ocean Sprint course with IchorCoal setting the fastest time so far of 14 hours 21 minutes, a mere 27 minutes faster than Qingdao which is second fastest. However, with six more teams still to pass through, all is yet to be decided in the PSP Logistics Panama Cup and the following boats will be hoping for more favourable conditions in a bid to win the two bonus points on offer.
Skipper Rich Gould says IchorCoal has worked hard with multiple sail changes throughout the day as it sprinted through the course: “Today has been the busiest day with regard to sail changes since leaving S…
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