6 Class40 participated in this race of 230 nautical milles (Cowes - Eddystone - Cowes), which started on May 27th.
The British team (Peter Harding / Pip Hare) of Phorty wins after 1 day 16 hours 15 minutes and 38 secondes.
Light airs and strong current make the finish very difficult for the pursuers.
Finally, Hydra #149, for her first race,crossed the finishing line in second place several hours later (2d 1h 2m 27s).
Campagne de France (Halvard Mabire / Miranda Merron) reached the third step of the podium (2j 1h 8m 6s).
Unfortunately, the 3 others Class40 didn't finished the race.