Overnight the Barcelona World Race front runners' gambits have played out as they have passed through or around the Cape Verde islands.
The Volvo Ocean Race six continue to trickle along, making around 9-11 knots as they head for the southern tip of India and the next turning mark of the course off Sri Lanka.
Overnight the Barcelona World Race fleet has been heading west to get themselves around the C
The formation flying continues in the Volvo Ocean Race, the six VO65s still in the middle of the Arabian Sea between Oman and India.
For the Barcelona World Race fleet, yesterday afternoon and overnight has been about getting westing in on starboard gybe.
The motorway south to the Equator was opening up for the Barcelona World Race leaders this morning and British skipper Alex Thomson on Hugo Boss was back enjoying life in the fast lane.
Yesterday afternoon, Hugo Boss had increased her lead to a substantial 50 miles in the Barcelona World Race.
Since their sightseeing tour of the Iranian-Pakistani border yesterday morning, the Volvo Ocean Race six finally gybed away from the shore at around 09:30 UTC yesterday morning and have s
24 hours ago when he and his Spanish co-skipper Pepe Ribes were slowed by light breezes, Alex Thomson joked that patience is one virtue he lacks.
Having finished second with Andrew Cape in the first Barcelona World Race and having had to cry off the second when he suffered an appendicitis two days before the start, Gosport’s finest, Al