by Oliver Dewar
In the Global Ocean Race’s 21:00 GMT position poll, Conrad Colman and Sam Goodchild are leading the fleet to the Leg 2 finish line on Cessna Citation averaging 9.7 knots in Cook Strait with just 54 miles remaining.
Global Ocean Race Geovoile Race Viewer 21:00GMT 29/12/11
Ross and Campbell Field on BSL in second place are in the Karamea Bight, south of Cape Farewell, averaging 5.4 knots with 134 miles of Leg 2 remaining.
As the two Class40s approach and cross the Leg 2 finish line in Wellington Harbour, the Global Ocean Race's Geovoile Race Tracker update frequency has been increased to hourly position reports. Once Ross and Campbell Field have crossed the finish line, the frequency will return to once every three hours.
Global Ocean Race website