Sailing News

Class 40 – Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables – Horta POR – Leg 2 – Day 1, start back to France


Yesterday afternoon, the 13 two-person Class 40 teams started in Horta on the Acores to the second leg of the offshore race back to Les Sables-Les Acores FRA. With the first three separated by 45 minutes only, the race remains fully open. —– For the time being, the fleet is heading North to reach the forecast westerly winds. Vincent Leblay/Brieuc Maisonneuve FRA were leading this morning UTC thanks to the most easterly position. Jonas Gerckens BEL/Sophie Faguet FRA, winners of leg one, follow 16nm behind on the 8th position. —– The race viewer and the daily news.