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Heineken Cape to Rio - 21 January 2011 updates, results

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Heineken Cape to Rio Race update.

Inland sailor Mike Robinson is taming the South Atlantic in the 2011 Heineken Cape to Rio yacht race.


The 35ft Ciao Bella has made steady progress on its westerly course to Rio and now lies in third place on handicap behind Dale Kushner’s Xtra-Link and current leader City of Cape Town , skippered by Gerry Hegie.

Robinson, who has his entire family on board, normally does his sailing from the Boskop Dam in the North-West province and entered the race after numerous requests from his three teenage sons Ricky, Brennan and Ryan.

The Simonis 35 completed 210 nautical miles after yesterday’s 24 hour run. But it was Yachtport SA, skippered by Dave Herman, which had the best run (224,6nm), followed by City of Cape Town (219,7nm) and Xtra-Link (216,8nm).

The 54ft Prodigy, skippered by Durban yachtsman Chris Frost, still leads the race for line honours but could only manage 215,9nm, while the other maxi in the race, the 63ft Grand Filou II, clocked 205nm.

Prodigy is now 2,072nm away from the finish at the Rio Yacht club, City of Cape Town 2,144nm and Grand Filou 2,161nm.

RACING

 

BOAT

CLASS

Degrees

Minutes

 

RIO DE JANEIRO

 


23

 

Y

CITY OF CAPE TOWN (AFTER YOU)

JERRY HEGIE

A

24

47.0

Y

XTRA-LINK

DALE KUSHNER

A

28

8.0

Y

ROBTEK'S CIAO BELLA

MICHAEL ROBINSON

A

24

52.0

Y

SUGAR STICK SISTERS (CAPE STORM)

SEAN CUMMINGS

A

28

16.4

Y

YACHTPORT SA

DAVE HERMAN

A

28

15.0

Y

PRODIGY

CHRIS FROST

A

27

6.7

Y

GRAND FILOU II

JURGEN EMING / RICHARD FEARON

A

28

47.0

Y

SPIRIT OF IZIVUNGUVUNGU

KADER WILLIAMS

A

25

29.5

Y

PERIE BANOU II

JON & ANDREW SANDERS

A

25

47.0

Y

ENVIRODIESEL ME 2 ME

DEREK SHUTTLEWORTH

A

24

14.6

Y

NORA SIMRAD

JAN EVANG

B

27

42.0

Y

HOT ICE

ROBBIE DOVE

B

27

37.1

Y

NEMESIS

DAVE ELLIS/TIM KEEGAN/TYRONE BLUCK

B

27

26.0


RACING

BOAT

 

Degrees

Minutes

 

DIST EX CT

DIST TO FIN

Distance

Speed (Kts)

Interim

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIO DE JANEIRO

S

43

10.1

W

3267

 

 

 

 

Y

CITY OF CAPE TOWN (AFTER YOU)

S

004

0.5

W

1291

2144

219.7

9.15

1

Y

XTRA-LINK

S

001

52.0

W

1097

2246

216.8

9.03

2

Y

ROBTEK'S CIAO BELLA

S

000

37.1

W

1131

2327

209.9

8.75

3

Y

SUGAR STICK SISTERS (CAPE STORM)

S

000

49.7

W

1043

2301

196.6

8.19

4

Y

YACHTPORT SA

S

000

54.2

W

1048

2297

224.6

9.36

5

Y

PRODIGY

S

005

10.3

W

1283

2072

215.9

9.00

6

Y

GRAND FILOU II

S

003

27.7

W

1160

2161

205.0

8.54

7

Y

SPIRIT OF IZIVUNGUVUNGU

S

000

38.6

W

1112

2322

185.9

7.75

8

Y

PERIE BANOU II

S

002

24.0

E

964

2483

161.2

6.72

9

Y

ENVIRODIESEL ME 2 ME

S

003

40.1

E

965

2564

156.9

6.54

10

Y

NORA SIMRAD

S

001

2.0

W

1067

2291

182.7

7.61

1

Y

HOT ICE

S

000

36.8

E

991

2379

181.1

7.55

2

Y

NEMESIS

S

000

23.9

E

1006

2368

171.4

7.14

3

Y

LEYNA

S

002

22.4

E

856

2466

155.6

6.48

4

Y

INS MHADEI

S

000

54.0

E

985

2395

176.9

7.37

5

Y

MYRTLE OF BONNIEVALE

S

001

47.1

E

918

2439

173.5

7.23

1

Y

RATCATCHER

S

001

32.7

E

981

2434

171.4

7.14

2



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