“We are sailing with the new S-SW winds, doing about 11 knots of boatspeed so looks promising. Hopefully we can stretch with AkzoNobel and put some ground between the rest of the boats and us but as I said, for the moment it just looks promising.”
An email from Xabi.
Email from skipper Xabi Fernández.
“But most important a high pressure ridge before arriving Newport could well compress the fleet and shuffle current positions… tricky finishing.”
E-mail from Joan Vila on board MAPFRE
Leg 8’s first email from Xabi