Westerly Course Strategy Wins - Jolie Brise provisional overall leader on Corrected Time

14 July 2012

Westerly Course Strategy Wins - Jolie Brise provisional overall leader on Corrected Time
Jolie Brise (UK) crossed the finish line at 09:42:23 UTC today putting her into the lead on corrected time for Class B and overall.  It seems that Adam Seager, the skipper, took an early decision to take a more westerly route hoping that his strategy would pay off towards the end of the race, sacrificing early placings for the end result.

The Captains of Fryderyk Chopin (Poland, Class A), Dar Szczecina (Poland, Class C) and Miles to Go (Belgium, Class D) evidently had the same strategy in mind and set a similar course and are provisional winners of their respective Classes on Corrected Time.  

There is just one change to the Corrected Time placings from this morning’s report, with Maybe pulling back a well-deserved third place in Class B:

Class A: Fryderyk Chopin, Dar Mlodziezy, Mir
Class B:, Jolie Brise, Morning Star, Maybe
Class C: Dar Szczecina,  St Iv, Juan de Langara
Class D: Miles To Go, Urania, Akela
 

Please note that these are provisional results.

To see the vessels cross the finish line tonight on live tracking (updated hourly) CLICK HERE

For the official race results please goto www.tallshipsraces.com/results

The Tall Ships Races 2012, Presented by Szczecin and organised by Sail Training International is taking place in the following host ports: 

St Malo - Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 July (race start Monday 9 July)
Lisbon
- Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 July
Cadiz - Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 July
A Coruña - Friday 10 to Monday 13 August
Dublin - Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 August


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