Maserati Multi 70 left London last night to go to La Trinité-sur-Mer, in the south of Brittany, before the arrival of a strong storm on the English Channel and the Atlantic.
Just a weekend in London and it’s already time to leave for Maserati Multi 70. The departure is scheduled for Monday February 26th in the evening for a circumnavigation of Brittany before the arrival of bad weather, as Giovanni Soldini explains: ”We have identified a weather window to get out of here and go to the Trinité-sur-Mer.
They have done it. At 13h20’26” UTC, Maserati Multi 70 crossed the Tea Route arrival line between Hong Kong and London passing under the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.
Maserati Multi 70 crossed the finish line in London, under the Queen Elizabeth II bridge, at 13.20′ 26″ UTC on February 23rd, after 36 days, 2 hours, 37 minutes and 2 seconds of sailing, conquering the Tea Route record, from Hong Kong to London.
At 9.30 UTC, Maserati Multi 70 passed the Goodwin Sands, large sand banks extended off Dover, the trimaran is heading north and sets out to turn west towards South Edinburgh Channel in the Thames estuary.
Maserati Multi 70 entered the English Channel before dawn. After a very fast night thanks to the wind which veered to the East
Maserati Multi 70 crossed Cape Finisterre last night around 23 UTC. During the second part of the night, the crew had to make six tacks to get around the north-western tip of Spain
At 9.31 UTC, Maserati Multi 70 is about thirty miles off the Portuguese coast, just south of Porto. Cape Finisterre, the northwestern tip of Spain, is 130 miles to the north. After Finisterre, the crossing of the Bay of Biscay will begin, another 350 miles to reach the tip of Brittany. Always upwind with more tacks to do to go to the North.