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Ocean Records – Route du Thé – Hongkong HKG-London GBR – Day 19, avoiding the Doldrums going West

Carefully avoiding the St-Helena anticyclone, the Maxi-Trimaran IDEC reached the southern trade winds accelerating to speeds around 25kn. Francis Joyon FRA and his team endeavour to deviate the innertropical convergence zone going West. —– The latest estimated race time is 31 days,i.e. 5 days less as the previous record. The actual advance on the previous record this morning UTC was 674nm. —– The race tracker and the news with videos.