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GS2: Approaching Cape of Good Hope
8/8/22

Hello Friends-

Big news here on GS2 from the high seas is that we passed the halfway point on this epic Leg 2 of the Globe40 a few days ago, which means we have sailed more than 4,000 miles from the Cape Verde Islands over the last 3 weeks, through the Doldrums , past the equator and into the SE trade winds. However, we still have to get around the Cape of Good Hope, which is our next major routing challenge. Because of the Agulhas Current running East to West (against us) we either have to go close to shore or well south, so we are considering those options now. A few other bits of action:

- Breaking News- Fleet leader Milai has informed race management and the fleet this morning that they need to divert to Cape Town to fix a problem with their keel...Read More >


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