As the teams head south to round the southern coast of Australia, will they head further south in search of the infamous Westerlies or take a shorter route but risk lighter conditions. What will the boat speeds get up to as they surf 70ft ocean racing yachts down huge swells.
As the official timekeepers for the Clipper Round the World Race 2015 -16 we were asked if we’d like to name one of the races. Choosing race 4 was a natural choice - surf, strong wind and hopefully some sun on their backs to keep spirits high. 2,088 nautical miles 11-14 days non stop, wind permitting.
The heat is on to Sydney.