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Race Report 6: Spaniel Holds on at Head of Fleet

Posted on: 18.07.16

Spaniel (Latvia) has held onto her narrow lead at the head of the fleet in The Tall Ships Races 2016, but Ocean Spirit of Moray (UK) is beginning to come back as she picks up more wind to the west.

Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Norway) remains in first place overall on overall on Corrected Time as the challenge by Jolie Brise (UK) in second place appears to have diminished for the moment as she has sailed into an area of light and fluky winds over night. Georg Stage (Denmark) has been making steady gains from behind and now lies in third place overall on Correct Time.

The Class places on Corrected Time:

Class A

Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Norway)
Georg Stage (Denmark)
Fryderyk Chopin (Poland)

Class B

Jolie Brise (UK)
Rupel (Belgium)
Maybe (UK)

Class C

ST IV (Estonia)
Spaniel (Latvia)
Challenge Wales (UK)

Class D

Akela (Russia)
Tomidi (Belgium)
Politechnika (Poland)

For up to date positions of the vessels partaking in The Tall ships races 2016, please go to the YB satellite tracking page.

These results are updated every 15 minutes. Click select race leg option and navigate around Leaderboard, Teams, Zoom, and Overlay options.

Photo: Lord Nelson (UK), Class A. Credit, Max Mudie.