Buckle up
News JAN 26, 2015 07:40

Buckle up

… and enjoy the ride. The second boat in the Barcelona World Race, Neutrogena, has crossed into the Indian Ocean. Guillermo Altadill and Jose Muñoz crossed the 20°E mark last night at 21.10 (UTC), 25 days, 9 hours and 10 minutes since the start and around 12 hours behind race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat after a slower than expected passage around Cape Agulhas.

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Weather forecast 26/01/2015
Meteo JAN 26, 2015 06:15

Weather forecast 26/01/2015

The top 4 teams are well entrenched in the roaring 40s making
quick eastward progress north of the ice exclusion zone. The following 3
are about to taste the stronger winds as they make progress south. Over the
next 24-36 hours, they will also get a bit of help as a deep trough is
expected to develop over the south-central Atlantic, lifting the W’lies
north, bringing much stronger winds and bigger seas, even for Spirit of
Hungary.

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Cheminées Poujoulat heroes at the Cape
News JAN 25, 2015 17:22

Cheminées Poujoulat heroes at the Cape

The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at 0935am (UTC) today and have begun the Indian Ocean leg of their race around Antarctica.

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