Still four for four in Brest Atlantiques:
(November 6, 2019; Day 2) – Thirty hours into racing and all four of the maxi trimarans competing on the 14,000nm Brest Atlantiques race have already reached the latitudes of Gibraltar, most of them averaging around 30 knots with top speeds of at over 40. Ahead lies one gybe to be taken between the Azores and Madeira before a fast surf down to the equator. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Still four for four in Brest Atlantiques, Editor
Mini Transat: Southbound to pit row:
(November 6, 2019; Leg 2; Day 5) – The conditions on the fleet of 82 Mini 6.50 solo sailors in the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère are taking their toll as Italians Matteo Sericano and Marco Buonanni have both broken a rudder and are making for Mindelo, in Cape Verde, where they’ll make a pit stop to effect repairs before, hopefully, returning to the racetrack. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Mini Transat: Southbound to pit row, Editor