Alex Thomson Hugo Boss's blog
Last night I saw some pretty strong winds, up to 30 knots, so I am very glad I came down to stay close to JP.
I am shocked and gutted at the news that JP Dick has lost his keel.
The next 24 hours will be a little slower for me as the wind is further forwards and I am virtually sailing upwind now.
I feel like I have got proper trade winds for the first time this morning which seem to be a little more consistent than yesterday and have slowly moved more to the east which is allowing me to go
I moved up into third last night when my routing a lot further to the west of the other three in this lead group paid off.
“The big news is my hydro generator bracket is finally finished and the hydro is currently filling my batteries fully for the first time in a month!
I am in the middle of some very thick fog, and conditions at the moment are pretty light.
Good morning from the Southern Ocean!