Teams Crossing the Finish Line for Race 11

Perseverance is in ninth place

Slow and frustrating. That’s how it is Persistence Describes the last 24 hours of Race 11. After earning a chance at one of the western routes, the team covered every position from first to eleventh on the leader board over the 18-day race. In the last five days of racing, he climbed from tenth place to fourth place, and the competition was only between what. Zhuhai And Persistence Takes the last podium place. Till the wind all died in the west.

Captain Ineke van der Weijden said: “We finished 9th after a disappointing last 24 hours which saw us slowly fall back from 4th place while floating in calm seas with no wind. Not the result we expected, but the crew can be proud of how hard they worked until the end, even in the unrelenting heat. Now, the dominant emotions are disappointment at the end and relief that it’s over. But after that beer and shower, we can look back on a race with some big highs.”

The team finished the 11th race in 18 days, 12 hours, 13 minutes and 54 seconds.

Eighth place for Zhuhai

Although it appears that a platform may have been in the cards, Zhuhai Slipped down the rankings as a result of the ever-unstable breeze. Captain James Phinney said: “So it’s going to be tough without too much salt, but I have to be honest too. We made a few mistakes right after the mandatory finish gate 1, which cost us a lot in these final stages, and ultimately as the person responsible for our ship’s route, these weigh heavily on you, especially when the crew is traveling as well as they have given the conditions.

„In terms of a finish, we’ve been a part of so many amazing, exciting, nail-biting and adrenaline-filled finishes so far. I can’t really say this was one of them. It was on a paint-drying scale, except for this heat, the paint would have dried so quickly. However, how resilient this team is. And it’s proving to be tough, and the mood in the group is onward and upward. We now have a few days of motoring to recover before a whistle stop tour in Panama, and then we’re off to the Atlantic Race 12!

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Seventh place Our islands and oceans

Our islands and oceans He finished seventh in the race, crossing the finish line in 18 days, 8 hours, 28 minutes and 16 seconds.

The team followed with a fourth-place finish Yacht Club Punta del Este, although slightly more remains in the ocean. However, they built a good and consistent pace towards the mandatory finish gate 2. Captain Max Rivers said: „It’s amazing to finish Race 11, it’s been a very mentally challenging race with some highs and lows. The last 24 hours have seen incredible wildlife only with leaping swordfish, turtles, dolphins and boobies. Thanks to the whole crew for staying motivated and facing the challenge with a positive attitude. Well done. Not the result we were hoping for, but looking forward to our time in Panama exploring the old city and going through the canal.”

Image: Our islands and oceans cross the finish line

Battle to the finish for sixth and seventh place UNICEF And Lead with courage

Another nail-biter in one coat, that was it UNICEF It finished fifth just 57 seconds ahead Lead with courage Ranked sixth. Both teams opted for a more offshore route and although the wind looked lighter, it ended up being more consistent and both teams jumped up the leader board from the bottom in the last 24 hours.

UNICEF Finishing the race in 18 days, 5 hours, 16 minutes and 5 seconds, AQP Laura Hampton reported from the line: “Race 11 over! 19 days of extreme heat, challenging wind conditions, amazing wildlife and live missile range. It has been an uphill battle mentally for everyone to stay motivated in the sweltering winds and make minimal progress amidst the sweltering heat. The team has risen to the challenge brilliantly. With our conclusion Lead with courage Some stellar sailing, with close racing over two days and they encouraged us to focus on the finish. After such a hard fight they managed to sneak 200 meters in front of them.

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Image: Found from Dare to Lead UNICEF- the nail-biting end of the race.

57 seconds later, and with UNICEF in the eye, Lead with courage He completed the race in 18 days, 5 hours, 17 minutes and 3 seconds.

Skipper Ryan Gibson said: „We’ve finished Race 11, wow what a result, again! We’ve been sailing very close. UNICEF Over the past few days and many boats have been in the fleet, but to finish within a few hundred meters after 3,000 miles is incredible. We are very proud of the team for how they have worked together and worked together this race and they certainly deserve a good result. There were challenges of course, especially the heat at the end and very light winds, however these were the best sailing conditions of the whole tour, so it was a fantastic trip! Look forward to going to Panama for some rest before the next race.

Savio Henriques, on board, added: “It was a long race. Thinking back on some of the highlights seems like a long time ago, and the last few days of very slow sailing and light winds made it feel like a long race. I really enjoyed and learned a lot from sailing the last week of this race in light winds, it was interesting. Also, all crew manned the code 1 spinnaker several times as we kept it under light tack for 7 days. The result was very encouraging and encouraged everyone in the harsh heat conditions and tricky living conditions. We are all delighted with the result and are now looking forward to going to Panama, especially interested in transiting the Panama Canal.

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Yacht Club Punta del Este slipped to fourth after a last-minute leaderboard change

After cruising in eighth place in the race for the past few days, it was Yacht Club Punta del Este advanced to fourth after a tactical gamble paid off. Trying to find the best breeze, the team hugged the coast of Mexico and flew over the finish line at 03:46:01 UTC, completing the race in 18 days, 3 hours, 46 minutes and 3 seconds.

Yacht Club Punta del Este captain Nano Antia said: „We’re happy to cross the line after a tough few weeks. We think we’ve had a good two days of sailing and we’ve overtaken some boats, which is great for us. Our tactics to get close to the coast were considered for the next finish line, But it’s nice to know that we can get a good result. It feels bittersweet because we’ve invested so much to keep cruising to the end of Gate No. 3, but this pretty intense finish with the team’s great performance has made it even stronger now, with seven days of driving , we will have fun on the Punta Tropical Tour.

Orbiter Mark Drouin said: “From cold to tropical weather, it’s great to finish the eleventh race and head to Panama before heading back across the Atlantic. Amazing race with amazing team mates! „

Race Crew Stephane Letrudet added: “It was one of the most beautiful finish lines I’ve had, with Nano again at the helm. Full moon, accompanied by dolphins”

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