19 Oct '15, 10am

2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race – Rambler on the charge on Day 3

by Media Royal Malta Yacht Club Mascalzone Latino - 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race &copy Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi As the sun rose over Stromboli on the third day of the Rolex Middle Sea Race, close to half of the 111-strong fleet had passed the active volcano on the northeastern most point of the 608-mile course. American Maxi, Rambler 88 was the first monohull to pass Stromboli, just before sunset. Skipper, George David was reminiscing about the last occasion he passed the 'Lighthouse of the Mediterranean'. “It could not be a nicer afternoon than it is, with 11 knots of wind speed, VMG sailing.” commented George David from the helm of Rambler 88. “The sun is about an hour from setting, Stromboli is over our left shoulder, it must be about 25,000 feet high and I didn’t realise there was a village on the north shore. Last time I was here in 2007, we passed at around 1am, we were...

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