Oh, the picture here of the practice race by Jacques Vapillon certainly is, but the weather forecast is not. Originally scheduled to start this Sunday, 84 Mini’s slated to go in the MiniTransat will have to cool their heels…
A deep depression that sits off the Bay of Biscay could, if the start went ahead on Sunday, hit the fleet in the worst place, to the north of Cape Finisterre. To allow the soloists to reach Lanzarote in acceptable conditions, the Race Director has consulted the competitors and made his decision : the start is delayed waiting for a favorable weather window. More here.
October 11th, 2013