IMOCA Open 60 - Europa Warm Up - Cascais POR
Speedraces were again on the program on the Cascais stopover day during leg 1 and 2, and the 7 teams compared their max speeds on a 500 meter straight. In a breeze exceeding 20 kn, 'Banque Populaire' with Armel Le Cleach FRA were the best only 2 seconds faster as Bernard Stamm SUI with his 'Cheminees Poujoulat'. Today at 17 hrs CET, the seven Open 60 start to the second leg, leading from Cascais to La Rochelle via the Azores and the Fastnet Rock. The report.