Clipper Race: Riding the trades to Sanya:
(February 13, 2018; Day 14) – Following another successful day under spinnakers, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet continues to eat away at the miles and make good progress towards Sanya. Thanks to the stable north easterly wind, the fleet has sustained consistently high boat speeds with less than 75 nautical miles separating the top six teams. Full report.
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New Details Regarding Vestas Collision:
It was the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, and Vestas 11th Hour Racing was within 30 nm of finishing second after an arduous leg from Australia to Hong Kong. However, at 1:23 am on January 20 (local time), the crew of nine collided with a fishing boat, sinking the vessel, tossing its 10 occupants into the water which resulted in one fatality.
And since that moment, very little about the incident has been revealed.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – New Details Regarding Vestas Collision, Editor