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The Race Team Legato rounds the corner & bolts north

by Barry Pickthall on 12 Mar 2001
Tony Bullimore and his TEAM LEGATO crew hardly had time to pop the cork on
the bottle of Moet champagne they had kept to celebrate Cape Horn yesterday
before a 50 knot blast sent them scurrying northwards at more than 20 knots.

They made their rounding shortly before Noon and have been on a charge ever
since, covering 438 miles during the past 24 hours.
This has given them almost a day in hand in their dash to finish back in
Marseilles before the April 2 deadline. They also took a further 168 miles
our of their Polish rivals on Warta Polpharma overnight to bring the
distance between the two down to 1,895 miles. A week ago, the gap had been
more than 2,800 miles!

Leading positions at 07:00 GMT today
1. Club Med Finished Marseilles 19:56GMT 4.03.01
2. Innovation Explorer Finished Marseilles 11:32GMT 6.03.01
3. Team Adventure +3,310 miles - Cape Horn 28.02.01
4. Warta Polpharma +1,495 miles - Cape Horn 02.03.01
5. Team Legato +3,390 miles - Cape Horn 11.03.01
6. PlayStation - RETIRED 14.01.01

Dateline 08:00 GMT 12March 2001.

Position: 52 33'S 58 05'W 26 50'S; 32 19'W
Speed at time of satellite poll: 20.3 knots 5.0 knots
Average speed for last hour: 19.8 knots 7.3 knots
Course: 52 Degrees 352 Degrees
Distance covered over 24 hours: 438 miles 270 miles
Distance between the two: +1,895 miles
TL Target 24 hour distance: 320 miles.
Mileage in the bank since 4th March: +305 miles

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