Day 130- Jean-Luc Van Den Heede continues racing

Day 130: Jean-Luc Van Den Heede  to continue racing

  • Race leader will make repairs to his mast at sea

  • Tapio Lehtinen extends stopover at Hobart film gate to fix rig

Dateline 15:00 UTC  08.11.2018 – Hobart, Tasmania

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede now with renewed vigour to complete the Race after deciding to repair his mast at sea.

Tapio Lehtinen still smiling after 54 hours without sleep

Lehtinen spent 36 hours anchored at the Hobart Film Gate making running repairs to his boat and rig

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, the embattled race leader struggling with a damaged mast sustained during a storm 1,900 miles west of Cape Horn, has decided to continue in the race back to Les Sables d’Olonne.