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Heineken Cape to Rio - Race updates from Rio Di Janeiro

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Heineken Cape to Rio - Still beaming from the incredible reception yesterday , Team City of Cape Town are settling down and enjoying the delights of Rio.

Torben Grael, Brazil’s top Olympic sailor, was himself on hand to greet the crew yesterday and City of Cape Town was featured in an amazing four minute news broadcast on Brazil’s top TV station.

Today the biggest yacht in the fleet, Grand Filou 11 is expected in at approximately 18h00 local Rio time. Onboard is twenty year old Theo Yon a graduate from the Izivunguvungu program, who has been having the ride of his life.

Other handicap places are only expected in on Friday. The fleet are all battling calms at the moment, so top placing for City of Cape Town looks very secure.


Hours Elapsed -

   

430

 

SINCE LAST

 

2011/02/02

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

 

 

REPORT

BOAT

Degrees

Minutes

 

Degrees

Minutes

 

DIST EX CT

DIST TO FIN

Distance

Speed (Kts)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RIO DE JANEIRO

23

 

S

43

10.1

W

3267

 

 

 

CITY OF CAPE TOWN (AFTER YOU)

23

 

S

43

10.1

W

3267

 

 

 

ROBTEK'S CIAO BELLA

22

42.9

S

035

0.3

W

2869

452

145.2

6.05

XTRA-LINK

24

8.0

S

036

34.0

W

2910

369

167.5

6.98

PRODIGY

23

 

S

043

10.1

W

3267

 

 

 

PERIE BANOU II

22

37.0

S

027

59.0

W

2522

840

81.1

3.38

YACHTPORT SA

22

53.4

S

035

58.8

W

2913

397

156.1

6.50

ENVIRODIESEL ME 2 ME

23

15.5

S

028

54.4

W

2551

787

96.6

4.03

GRAND FILOU II

23

23.0

S

041

20.0

W

3166

104

221.0

9.21

SPIRIT OF IZIVUNGUVUNGU #

23

22.4

S

032

38.4

W

2734

581

116.1

4.84

SUGAR STICK SISTERS (CAPE STORM)

25

22.0

S

030

35.0

W

2582

703

48.6

2.03

HOT ICE

24

35.1

S

031

22.6

W

2641

654

85.0

3.54

NORA SIMRAD

23

59.0

S

033

20.0

W

2753

544

115.3

4.80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




FINISHING TIME  
BOAT Day Hours Minutes Seconds TCC Sec / Mile Interim
               
RIO DE JANEIRO              
          1.151    
ROBTEK'S CIAO BELLA         1.024 563.059 2
XTRA-LINK         1.093 583.788 3
PRODIGY 31 9 57 1 1.383 585.083 4
PERIE BANOU II         0.918 585.463 5
YACHTPORT SA         1.114 600.809 6
ENVIRODIESEL ME 2 ME         1.004 626.627 7
GRAND FILOU II         1.281 626.883 8
SPIRIT OF IZIVUNGUVUNGU #         1.103 635.624 9
SUGAR STICK SISTERS (CAPE STORM)         1.104 666.469 10
HOT ICE         1.055 624.946 1



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