Vento di Sardegna continues her pace to Newport. Favourable wind and weather conditions should see her cross the Castle Light finish line in the early hours (UT) of 15 June. The Newport sailing community is ready to celebrate Andrea’s second OSTAR victory.

Summerbird (David Southwood) has reluctantly decided to retire having been unable to effect repairs to his furling system and is heading to Horta in the Azores.

The rest of the fleet continue their progress towards Newport, with the leaders of the next group expected to arrive 22 – 24 June.