Dawn has not yet broken in the North Atlantic where Maserati Multi70 has caught a more widespread 15-knot E/NE wind which will continue to freshen over the coming hours as she makes her way further west.
Overnight, Phaedo3 moved up to almost the same latitude as Maserati Multi70 and is 384 nautical miles ahead of her, making a 24-knot speed. Maserati Multi70 has 2,215 nautical miles to go to the finish-line off Grenada and is currently making 12.8 knots.
Giovanni Soldini gave us this snapshot of the situation aboard in this morning’s sat phone link: «We finally got out of the wind-less zone a few hours ago and we’ve started to really eat up the miles: we are making peak speeds of 35 knots on this dark, moon-less night. The boat goes silent when she flies and accelerates like a bolting filly. We’re absolutely delighted with our progress and how Maserati Multi70 is coping on the ocean waves which are much longer than in the Mediterranean. We are managing to foil in conditions that would have been unthinkable until yesterday. I can’t wait for the sun to come up to get a better idea of what’s happening».
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