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  • A Call to AntarcticaOn March 10, 2009 at 13:43:19 French time, Skipper Rich Wilson and Great American III crossed the finish line at Les Sables d'Olonne. Race time: 121 days, 41 minutes and 19 seconds
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  • Mar
    10

    The Finish!

    At 13:43:19 French local time, Skipper Rich Wilson and Great American III crossed the finish line at Les Sables d'Olonne. Total race time: 121 days,

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  • Mar
    10

    Day 121 - Hours away

    As of 10:00 French time, Skipper Rich Wilson and Great American III are approximately 32 miles from the finish line in Les Sables d'Olonne.

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  • Mar
    09

    Day 120 - Nearing the finish line

    As of 18:50 GMT, March 9, Rich Wilson and Great American III are approximately 160 miles direct from the finish line at Les Sables d'Olonne.

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Boat Position

Date: 03/10/2009   Time: 11:03AM
Latitude: 46° 22' N   Longitude: 1° 54' W
Course: 50°   Speed: 9.8 kts

Topic Essays

  • Anything but normal

    By Scott Hamilton, Investment Advisor, Explorer

    Scott HamiltonUnder normal circumstances Rich would have crossed the Doldrums and then picked up the trade winds for a relatively uneventful sail to the finish.

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  • Being at sea

    by Rich Wilson, Skipper, Great American III

    Rich WilsonLast week, the moon rose just after sunset, bright and full, flaunting its perfect geometry.

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  • The next expedition

    by Scott Hamilton, Investment Advisor, Explorer
     
    Scott HamiltonWhen an expedition comes to an end, I don’t really miss much except for my comrades.

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