I'm too tired to put this on the official website right now, so here's the wrap-up report. There will be a much more in-depth one tomorrow or the next day. Thanks to all of you for helping to make this somewhat irrelevant event into much, much more. I believe Bob H when he says that he will...
You can just feel the anxiety - i find myself tip-toeing around the spectator boat, just like I know they are doing on the Farrs. Sphincter tight- shhh - quiet, gentle...there is a one-hour limit per leg.
This is officially the most people I've ever seen in a forum at one time. 20 more than the max we saw during KW last year. Pretty impressive, y'all. Too fucking bad that we didn't have the time to get a proper sponsor for this report beforehand.
Honour looks screwed to me right now.
Boats are completely split. Heartbreaker is headed toward us over on the left, while Honour is separated by 500 yards over on the other side. Heartbreaker seems to be moving a little better, but it's damned hard to say.
I expect the Dawg or Ed to show up in here and let us know what happened to SA, but it was down for a bit there. We're back up - but something happened to Honour's transponder during a gybe, and she stopped sending. This is infuriating!
Jerry jumped on the boat in between races, replaced the...
27 seconds, HB gybed to cover just as Honour rounded with a gybeset. Once again Honour called a horrible layline, and had to pinch for 5-10 seconds to get around. That hurt them badly. Honour now to windward slightly and well-behind. It'll take a miracle to catch HB here.