(March 25, 2015; Day 9) – The Volvo Ocean Race today passed Point Nemo, best known as the most remote place in the whole world. Also referred to as the Pole of Inaccessibility, the nearest piece of land is 1,450nm. It’s times like this that there is comfort in the closeness of the teams. And the top four are close.
“The fleet is on the same page regarding routing and weather as we’re all compressing quickly,” reports Amory Ross on Alvimedica. “That’s what an ‘ice limit’ keeping us north and identical routing software will do.”
With the wind from the east, Alvimedica, Brunel, and Abu Dhabi are within AIS range of each other on star…
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