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 Barcelona World Race – The Bountiful Horn Beckons for Stamm and Le Cam

Cheminées Poujoulat 800 miles to Cape Horn. Extreme conditions for them during the next hours.
Neutrogena vs GAES Centros Auditivos. Ten miles between them.
Renault Captur docked Saturday 23hrs One Planet, One Ocean & Pharmaton now is 5th.
Spirit of Hungary trying to avoid a pitstop

Legend has it that over 31 days during 1788 the HMS Bounty of Captain Bligh made just 85 miles while attempting fruitlessly to round Cape Horn. Barcelona World Race - The Bountiful Horn BeckonsIf they round Cape Horn as expected on Tuesday 24th February, Barcelona World Race leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam will have taken 31 days to race from the longitude of Cape of Good Hope to the most feared of all Capes. They passed Good Hope on 24th January at 20:20hrs UTC. and those who like the fearful symmetries of IMOCA Round the World Racing might not be too far wrong to stab at a 24th March finish into Barcelona!

by BYM

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