Re-start in Rio for Brest Atlantiques:
(November 15, 2019; Day 11) – Ten days into racing on the 14,000nm Brest Atlantiques and it is like a re-start from Rio for the four doublehanded maxi trimarans of the Ultim Class, with MACIF doing a pit-top, Sodebo Ultim 3 rerouting to avoid bad weather, and all keeping the brakes on to avoid exposing their boats from being pummeled by rough seas.
The fleet is currently led by Maxi Edmond de Rothschild and conditions should become more manageable within two days, a welcome respite from what they have endured since yesterday.
“These are the worst conditions since the start and not far from the worst I have ever encountered on a multihull,” said Yves Le Blevec on A…
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