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In They Come


In They Come

A line honors victory for Mike Slade’s 100ft supermaxi ICAP Leopard looked pretty much of a cert earlier today, and indeed it turned out to come true, as Mike Slade’s 100ft Canting Keel Maxi ICAP Leopard crossed the finish line at the Plymouth Breakwater at 01:09:36 BST on Wednesday 12th August 2009 after 2 days, 11 hours, 9 minutes and 36 seconds elapsed time.  Second in and first home in the IRC Super Zero is Karl Kowk’s Farr 80, Beau Geste, finishing at 04:25:03 Wednesday 12th Aug 2009. First home in the IMOCA 60 Class  is Seb Josse, BT, finishing at 05:00:15 Wednesday 12th Aug 2009. Niklas Zennstrom’s RÁN finished at 05:01:33 Wednesday 12th Aug 2009.RÁN are currently leading on handicap, overall in IRC.  This great pic of Ran at the Rock is from Kurt Arrigo and there are more terrific shots from Kurt and Carlo here