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August 5

Trans Superior

The 338 mile Trans Superior has seen the majority
of the fleet finish.  First to finish was the trimaran
Earth Voyager at 1522 Monday.  The first monohull
was the Santa Cruz 70 Stripes at 1832.  Next was
Champosa at 2129.  You will find other finish times
below courtesy of the Duluth Yacht Club website.

Andele - Finished 8/3/99 05:25:52
Arbitrage X 1 Ton - Finished 8/3/99 07:53:06
Azure JN 43 - Finished 8/3/99 03:06:06
Champosa NM 50 - Finished 8/2/99 21:29:48
Chanterelle - Dropped Out
Chewbacca NM 50 - Finished 8/3/99 00:58:22
Earth Voyager Trimaran - Finished 8/2/99 15:22:36
Foxy Peterson 34 TM - Finished 8/3/99 18:21:12
Glymr Sigma 33 - Dropped out
Gotawana Tartan 37 - Finished 8/4/99 05:04:20
Indigo J-29 - Finished 8/4/99 06:33:27
Montebeleau Beneteau 38 - Finished 8/3/99 12:30:47
Northern Winds Beneteay 50 TM - Finished 8/3/99 11:34:03
Papa Gaucho J-35 - Finished 8/3/99 08:04:00
Pier Illusion - Dropped out
Rapture - Finished 8/3/99 15:10:56
Stripes Santa Cruz 70 - Finished 8/2/99 18:32:46

 


Figaro Solo Leg 1

Finishing at 2212 (1712 eastern) Jean Le Cam is the victor
in Leg 1 of the 1999 Figaro Solo race.  Le Cam sailed the
Le Cam, a 2 time winner of this event, finished the 366 mile
leg in 78 hours 26 minutes and 29 seconds for an average
of 4.67 knots. 

Finishing a close 2nd was Yann Elies 2 minutes and 49
seconds back of 1st.  Filling out the Leg 1 podium was
Pascal Bidegorry only 11 seconds behind Elies.

First of the 4 non French sailors was Damian Foxall in 23rd
53 minutes 43 seconds behind Le Cam.

First women sailor to finish was Karine Fauconnier in 6th.

Leg 2 is 545 miles from Brest to Bayona Spain with
the start on Sunday 8 August.

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