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#1 Priscilla II

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 05:51 PM

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#2 muzled

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 07:50 PM

live commentary on fb

 

https://www.facebook...56893953607437/

 

Just incase that isn't the case on the volvo site.


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#3 Fish

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 08:40 PM

Currently on the tracker 0.3 of a mile between the first 4 boats, but 2nd, 3rd and 4th are all going backwards!!! 2 miles from the finish

TToP on a different part of the course, 3.3 nm back ,closing at 5.6 knts, buffolo girls go round the outside?


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#4 JK

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 09:28 PM

1.2nm to go & .13nm between 1st & 2nd! 3kn of wind. That's a closer finish than a Wednesday night harbour race!


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#5 eruptn

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 09:34 PM

One has to ask if this is a fair way too finish a race like this ...
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#6 JK

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 09:44 PM

2 boat lengths Brunel to Mapfre - 1st to 2nd, still 1nm to go.


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#7 khayyam

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 10:10 PM

brutal. most of the fleet with negative vmg! could you/would you anchor up?


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#8 Island Time

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 10:23 PM

Yes, I’d anchor
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Posted 08 May 2018 - 10:39 PM

0.5nm to go - looks like Mapfre just pulled ahead. Will come down to who does the last two tacks best!


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Posted 08 May 2018 - 10:49 PM

Mapfre has taken it
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