Looking at the race in question above, I can’t find the elapsed times for the two cats involved to work out what their average or Base Speed was for the race, to see if their elapsed time difference %age is similar to their Base Speed difference %age.
Here's the official data:
The page was very slow to load for me so here is the actual image too:
And here is a thread with a little more general info about the Balance and the Outremer in that race:
Cape to Rio 2023
seems to be very little hype about this, both locally and abroad. Due to covid it coincided with the St Helena race this year, but not sure how many boats would have done both. doesn't seem like champagne downwind conditions for this edition, yet still quite a few retirements pulled into St...