Hong Kong to Vietnam Race Start!

Digiboat's "Product Testing"
Simon Blundell
Wed 19 Oct 2011 03:34
12°17.0913N 114°11.0089E
19/10 1030LT
Stressful last minute preparations. Tim's off buying champagne and Bar the flutes so we can cross the startline in an appropriate fashion...
Start has been moved to Lamma Is off the SW corner of HK Is - so no Victoria Hbr start. About 15-20kn out there which is certainly friendlier conditions for us rather than a slow potentially humiliating drift in light winds out of Victoria Hbr.
Hoping to update the blog twice per 24hr during race.
Also, the RHKYC has a live tracking page somewhere on their site: