Category Archives: Golden Globe race

Golden Globe – the race for 3rd continues

By | February 14, 2019

Day 227 – The Race for 3rd continues Uku Randmaa overcomes rigging failure and sliced finger, but sees lead over Istvan Kopar shrink Kopar struggling with emergency steering and health issues Tapio Lehtinen makes most ground after rounding Cape Horn but now faces a fishing blockade and calms Dateline: 14:00 UTC  – 13/02/2019 Les Sables d’Olonne.… Read More »

Day 218 – The race for 3rd

By | February 5, 2019

Dateline: 16:00 UTC  – 04/02/2019 Les Sables d’Olonne. France Istvan Kopar now within 500 miles of 3rd placed Uku Randmaa Uku running out of food with 3,100 miles to the finish Tapio Lehtinen due to round Cape Horn this week J-L Van Den Heede and Mark Slats struggle with life ashore… As Jean-Luc Van Den… Read More »

Storm clouds surround Mark Slats…

By | January 29, 2019

Dateline: 18:03 UTC  28. 01. 2019 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France Dutchman faces time penalty for breach of satellite communication rules Second placed Golden Globe Race skipper Mark Slats is facing a time penalty for a breach of satellite communication rules, and direct outside assistance from his Dutch team manager Dick Koopmans. At 10:30 Race HQ received a… Read More »