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MOD70 Musandam Oman Sail sets sails to attempt Round Ireland Record this Monday 4th May

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailMusandam Oman Sail ETA  update (08:00 Wednesday morning) = 12:00…Deadline to beat record = 14:42…Margin for error = VERY SMALL Following their aborted attempt back in March 2013, Musandam – Oman Sail, skippered by Sidney Gavignet is back with a crew of five this time in a bid to break the 20 year old Round Ireland record established by Lakota in 1993. The current record is 1 day 20 hours 42 minutes and 20 seconds The boat is expected crossed the start this Monday 4th May just after 18h00 and the hope is to shave off 10 hours from the previous record. Good site to see what wind they plan to follow…here: http://www.xcweather.co.uk/GB/forecast   Follow their progress on the on-board tracker here: