Race leader Brad Van Liew passed Cape Horn in perfect conditions on Monday Feb. 21st, but has endured light winds since turning up into the Atlantic. Although it allowed him time “to get some jobs done” at first, it has lead to a somewhat frustrating week for him, especially as the rest of the pack are making good progress.
“At first the quiet was welcome and I tended to many boat a personal chores that had been neglected,” he said. “Now I have cleaned, eaten and slept I want my 13 knot averages back!”
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