Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Multi 70 team have postponed the departure for the Hong Kong – London sailing record scheduled for today.
Maserati Multi70 is ready to set sail for the Tea Route record from Hong Kong to London.
Giovanni Soldini and the other crew members – Guido Broggi, Oliver Herrera, Alex Pella and Sébastien Audigane – plan to set sail on Friday 12th January, between 9am and 11am UTC, late afternoon in Hong Kong.
Maserati Multi70 is moored in Hong Kong’s port waiting to sail off for the Tea Route record from Hong Kong to London.
Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Multi70’s Team finished all the last touches before the navigation, they set up the new kitchen, got the pantry ready and they conducted some sea trials.
Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Multi70‘s Team arrived in Hong Kong on Wednesday December 13th.
They covered the 820 nautical miles route from Okinawa to Hong Kong in about 40 hours.
During these days the Team is starting to get ready for the Hong Kong to London record.
On Monday morning local time, Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Multi70‘s Team left the island of Okinawa in Japan heading towards Hong Kong. The oceanic trimaran must sail 820 nautical miles before reaching its destination.
On Sunday November 26th Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Multi70’s Team left Honolulu towards Japan, after completing the work aboard Maserati Multi70 and performing the last tests with designer Guillaume Verdier.
Since yesterday Maserati Multi70 is on the water, among the Honolulu’s skyscrapers. The Team is now busy with reassembling every piece to start sailing again on Wednesday. Many tests need to be done before setting out towards Japan and then towards the new record, the Tea Route from Hong Kong to London.
A new record to beat for Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Multi70 Team: after claiming the records for the United States’ “Gold Route” from New York to San Francisco and the “Tea Clipper Trade Route”…