DAILY UPDATE – CLIPPER 07-08 – 29 SEPTEMBER

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Positions on the race viewer look very different today as skippers and crews take tactical decisions based on weather forecasts and the existence of the island of Madeira in the middle of their course. (Log on to www.clipperroundtheworld.com to see it.) The result is a division in the fleet as they decide which tack to take to make best use of the wind in the future. Currently the wind is coming from exactly the direction they’re heading into.

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