The last border
Renault Captur can feel like they are almost home after crossing into the Mediterranean at 0250hrs UTC early this morning. Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane have a complicated Mediterranean ahead and are upwind towards the Alboran Sea in a building E'ly breeze and growing seas. When they tuck up towards the Spanish coast then the German-French duo should find it a little easier, but it is quite spicy for them meantime, in 16-20kts of wind. They are due in Barcelona Wednesday morning set to finish sixth.
Spirit of Hungary are about 440 miles west of the Canary Islands making about 5.5 to 6kts as they cross a sub tropical ridge. Nandor Fa and Conrad Colman will get better N'ly winds later in the day.