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  • A Two Horse Race Along The Argentine Coast
    by Photoboy
    Team Malizia neck and neck with Team Holcim-PRB after more than a month of racing

    Top pair engaged in close quarters battle off the coast of Argentina...

    As the calendar ticks over to the 33rd day of competition on Leg 3 of The Ocean Race, Team Malizia and Team Holcim-PRB are as close as ever.

    On the 1200 UTC tracker update, the pair were separated by less than 5 nautical miles on the leaderboard.
    And it's a tense time, with very changeable
    Today, 11:41 AM
  • Back In The Atlantic, New Challenges Await
    by Photoboy
    Cape Horn In Rear View, Challenges Ahead

    After passing Cape Horn and escaping the south, the big weather challenges haven't quite ended for The Ocean Race sailors yet.

    The leading pair - Team Malizia and Team Holcim-PRB - found themselves in what Malizia's Will Harris called some of the most challenging weather of the leg when they turned north. Gale force winds and sharp, confused seas....
    Yesterday, 10:43 AM
  • Team Malizia Concurs Cape Horn 1st, Holcim PRB 2nd!
    by Photoboy

    Team Malizia first boat at Cape Horn!
    The German team led by BorisHerrmannRacing passed the iconic landmark at 16h 23m UTC in an elapsed time of 29 days 4 hours and 8 minutes.

    Team Holcim - PRB second boat at Cape Horn!
    The Swiss team led by Escoffier Kevin passed the iconic landmark at 17h 40m UTC in an elapsed time of 29 days 5 hours and 25 minutes.

    Boris Herrmann's Team Malizia lead fleet around Cape Horn
    The German team rule the south,
    03-27-2023, 01:03 PM
  • Stirring It Up In St Thomas
    by Photoboy
    Privateer, Blitz, Flying Jenny, Lady M, Bill T & FiDeLa Class Winners @ 49th St. Thomas International Regatta

    St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Smart starts. Minimal mistakes. Fast finishes. These are among the successful strategies of class winners at the 49th St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR). Nearly 50 yachts, racing in CSA handicap and one-design classes, spanning from 24- to 70-foot vessels, and with skippers and crews hailing from the Caribbean, USA,
    03-27-2023, 10:59 AM
  • The Southern Ocean Bares Her Teeth
    by Photoboy

    After 48 hours of building wind and seas, with gusts over 40 knots and waves approaching 7 metres, conditions are starting to moderate on Sunday with the IMOCA fleet turning south to squeeze between Cape Horn and the ice exclusion zone.

    The wind is in the 18-22 knot range and the waves are 5 metres and decreasing. That's still plenty of motion on an IMOCA, making movement on board difficult, but slightly better than over
    03-26-2023, 09:44 AM
  • Blasting Towards The Horn
    by Photoboy
    Lining up for the Horn

    Cape Horn is just over 1000 miles away, but they will be hard-earned miles...
    The teams have the end of the hardest part of the longest leg in the history of The Ocean Race in sight.

    On Friday afternoon UTC, the most iconic of landmarks to offshore sailors - Cape Horn - lies just over 1000 miles to the east.

    But those miles won't come easily. Gale force winds and 6-8 metre seas are on the menu
    03-24-2023, 10:36 AM