World ARC Fleet - Mid Indian Ocean. 06/10/2015
Leaving the Cocos (Keeling) Islands described by Eric on yacht ‘Luna Quest’ as being “pristinely clean where coral lives in an unpolluted environment”, the fleet have made good progress on their 2350 nautical mile passage towards Mauritius.As in 2014, the 14 yachts participating in the rally this year are experiencing good winds, setting them up for another quick crossing. Despite the favourable winds, the reputation of the Indian Ocean with its confused sea state is keeping crews entertained whilst making good mileage each day. “Exody is romping over the Indian Ocean at well over seven knots on a reach with double reefed main and single reefed genny. The sea and long deep swell is impressive - sparkling white waves, sometimes translucent aquamarine, over deep blue.” – Peter,... Click here for more info..