Second dismasted clipper arrives in Hawaii; First returning to Midway
Durban 2010 and Beyond, one of two yachts dismasted during leg 7 of the Clipper Round the World Race, has arrived in Honolulu.
Shortly before 1600 on Tuesday 18 March she entered the Ala Wai harbour next to the famous Waikiki Beach, having been accompanied for the last 12 hours by three other Clipper yachts, Glasgow: Scotland with style Clipper, Liverpool 08 and Qingdao.
Until all the skippers hand in their declarations the positions are provisional, but if they stand Hull Humber will move into the overall lead, just two points ahead of Durban 2010 and Beyond who slip back into second place, level on points with Glasgow: Scotland with style Clipper.
Meanwhile, westernaustralia2011.com one of the ten internationally-backed yachts competing in the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race, is heading back to Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean due to gearbox failure on Tuesday.
See www.clipperroundtheworld.com for more details.