Towards the end of the first day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, at 20.30 UTC, Maserati Multi 70 is sailing in first place on a WNW route, followed by PowerPlay, only 2 miles behind.
During the afternoon, less than three hours after the start, Giovanni Soldini’s crew had to deal with a damage aboard: while lowering the right-side foil, the adjustment system’s rope damaged the horse on which it leverages. The Team immediately got to work to solve the problem and is now waiting for the resin on the new lamination to catalyse.
“We’re now going at 20 knots of speed” tells Soldini from aboard, “today we always sailed very close to PowerPlay, it was an amazing day!”
Photo ©Mikel Prieto