RORC Transatlantic Race - Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with The International Maxi Association - Phaedo3 takes Line Honors as MOD70 battle comes to a close - MOD70s finish in Grenada - Lloyd Thornburg’s mighty green MOD70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line off Quarantine Point, Grenada Friday morning, completing the RORC Transatlantic Race at UTC 10:56:03 in 5 days 22 hrs 46mins 03 secs. Waging a ‘Master and Commander’ style battle from the start in Lanzarote, Team Phaedo held onto their lead, finishing less than two hours ahead of Tony Lawson’s MOD70, Ms Barbados (Concise 10) and taking Line Honours victory in the second edition of the race. Ms Barbados (Concise 10), skippered by Ned Collier-Wakefield was the second boat to finish at 12:36:44 UTC and the friendly rivalry ceased as Team Phaedo3 welcomed their transatlantic match racing partners alongside the dock. Latest news, blogs from the boats and photos: http://rorctransatlantic.rorc.org/ and follow progress of the race via the Race Tracker.
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