Continues to try Swiss Alan mourning isn to set a new record crossing the Atlantic from new York to lizard point (the southernmost point of the island of Britain) – on the yacht class IMOCA Open 60.
Next – already the sixth – day voyage began for the 26-year mourning isn and La Fabrique, the most difficult: on their way was a broad band of calm, which significantly slowed progress. More recently, the Swiss were ahead of the record schedule Mark Gilleo (which in 2013 was on the yacht Safran overcame the distance from new York to lizard point in 8 days, 5 hours, 20 minutes and 20 seconds), and at noon today it was already behind him.
However, the gap is a minimum of 12.8 nautical miles. To catch up and overtake your virtual opponent Roar quite capable. But will it in practice?
Will know very soon. To the finish line is only 368 miles.
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