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Old 01 August 2003, 18:55   #1
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Town: Brighton
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The route

Those of you following the satellite tracking of the boat may have wondered about the stop earlier today. It was a planned fuel stop, so no worries. Latest report on the team's web site here.

The complete route is as follows:

Leg - Departure - Arrival - Distance - Est
1 - Halifax - Port aux Basques - 295nm - 20 hrs
2 - Port aux Basques - St Mary's Harbour - 340 nm - 24 hrs
3 - St Mary's Harbour - Nanortalik - 594nm - 40 hrs
4 - Nanortalik - Reykjavik - 721 nm - 50 hrs
5 - Reykjavik - Thorshavn - 500 nm - 34 hrs
6 - Thorshavn - John O'Groats - 227nm - 16 hrs

The team are due back in Scotland around 17th August

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Old 01 August 2003, 23:53   #2
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: St Martins
Boat name: MATRIX
Make: Jeanneau Leader 805
Length: 8.05
Engine: Volvo KAD 43 Diesel
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That adds up to a total of just under 8 days where does the other 10 come into it?

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Old 02 August 2003, 04:18   #3
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Ice berge climbing, sight seeing and polar bear spotting cos they are going into the Arctic aren't they (not).

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