Thursday, February 17, 2011

Sprint 3 in Velux Race

 Brad Van Liew, the American in the Velux 5 Oceans solo yacht race around the world is still in the lead.  His 60' yacht, Le Pingouin has finished 2nd, 3rd and 5th in other challenging races and is looking toward finishing 1st in 2011.  The yachts left Wellington, NZ eleven days ago and are headed toward Punta Del Este, which is an upscale resort town on the southern tip of Uruguay.  The skippers represent the countries of Poland, Canada, Belgium, the UK and the US.  Follow the third sprint here.

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