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Ship Logs
  • 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, 0 hours, 41 minutes and 19 seconds.
  • 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. The skipper is currently estimated to cross the
  • 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. With the wind out of
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Topic Essays
  • Anything but normal
    By Scott Hamilton, Investment Advisor, Explorer Under normal circumstances Rich would have crossed the Doldrums and then picked up the trade winds for a relatively uneventful sail to the finish. Conditions, however,
  • Being at sea
    by Rich Wilson, Skipper, Great American III Last week, the moon rose just after sunset, bright and full, flaunting its perfect geometry. Ringed as I am by 360 degrees of horizon, I
  • The next expedition
    by Scott Hamilton, Investment Advisor, Explorer When an expedition comes to an end, I don’t really miss much except for my comrades. There is a huge sense of relief when I