24 Oct '12, 1pm

Rolex Middle Sea Race - Esimit Europa 2 claims line honours

In the 2012 Rolex Middle Sea Race, Esimit Europa 2 (SLO) has claimed line honours. The 30.48m/100-ft Maxi crossed the finish line in Marsamxett Harbour, Malta on Wednesday 24th October at 01:13.15 CEST, sealing a third straight line honours win. Igor Simcic’s crew completed the 606-nm course in three days, 13 hours, 33 minutes and 15 seconds (85 hours, 33 minutes and 15 seconds), an elapsed time significantly slower than the race record of 47 hours, 55 minutes and three seconds set by George David’s 27.43m/90-ft Maxi Rambler (USA) in 2007. 'It was a very long race and hopefully the longest we’ll ever have to do,' reflected skipper Jochen Schümann, relieved to arrive in Malta. 'As we expected it was a light race. After the passage through the Strait of Messina, the fleet caught up with us at Stromboli which is not good enough for a 100-footer.' At Stromboli Esimit he...

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