"Spindrift 2 has crossed the start line of the 9th edition of the Transat Québec Saint-Malo, a legendary journey of 2,897 nautical miles (5365 kilometers) along the Saint-Lawrence river to meet the Atlantic Ocean with a finish in St Malo in France. The Spindrift team will try to break Loïck Peyron’s record of 7 days, 20 hours and 24 minutes, unbeaten since 1996"
July 14, 2016
05:00 GMT - WEATHER FORECAST BY ERWAN ISRAEL
There is ridge of high pressure lying ahead of Spindrift 2, that we will have to pass through as we sail along the Irish coast this afternoon.
So we will be making a few tacks to get more of the east-sour-easterly winds and, hopefully, see the return of the sun. It looks like the wind will eventually strengthen to 15-18knots as we approach the Scilly Isles.
ON BOARD BLOG FROM DONA BERTARELLI
The fog has followed us all the way across the Atlantic - at times it seemed that the sun was not far away, but it is a false hope and the mist does not ever go and we are enveloped by a decidedly woolly and