Krys Ocean Race - Tight racing action
by Krys Ocean Race on 9 Jul 2012
In the Krys Ocean Race, with the exception of Race For Water suffering from a damaged centreboard (as a result of a collision with a container last night), the four MOD70s are sailing within just a mile of one another!
MOD70 Musandam Oman Sail - Krys Ocean Race 2012 © Mark Lloyd http://www.lloyd-images.com
The pace is picking up despite the sea state that is growing and becoming more chaotic due to the Gulf Stream and and as the trimarans are propelled at a further two knots of speed: 715 miles covered in the last 24, an average 29.79 knots ... For now the fleet hangs on to the front as the crews continue to swallow up the miles across the Atlantic at high speeds to reach the Scilly Krys Ocean Race website