«We’re still battling to get into an area of clean wind, now that we’ve sailed through the low pressure area with its light winds and squally conditions. We have 700 miles ahead of us on the L-foil which allows us to fly. It will be interesting to see if we can deliver competitive speeds and angles even in big waves. But so far everything has felt very positive».
This is Giovanni Soldini’s view of the next 24 hours of sailing in the Maserati Multi70. At 17.00 GMT the Italian trimaran was 1,522 miles from the finish line in Grenada, sailing at 22.7 knots in a NW wind that is set to stabilise. Fleet leader Phaedo3, sailing at 25.6 knots in 30 knots of wind, is currently 280 miles ahead.
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