Race 2 - Day 4
Skipper Report
08 October

Bob Beggs
Bob Beggs
Team Unicef
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Saturday brought a change of wind and we put up the Code 2 (mediumweight) spinnaker to take advantage of it. A sudden and rapid increase in wind caused the team to experience a serious wrap around the inner forestay. Great teamwork was exhibited by the entire crew as they worked through the night and into the next day to recover the spinnaker, and take down and repair the inner forestay which was damaged by the wrap. We hove-to while making the recovery, so for those watching us in the Race Viewer this may explain our speed and course gyrations.

Despite the long hours, all are in good spirits and looking forward to getting the forestay back up at daylight and getting on our way in the right direction at full speed again.