We receive short messages from Vento di Sardegna, in the middle of one of the storms of Ostar 2017
“Yesterday night sea force 9, slight damages, but the risk of losing the boat, now 6 mt waves still. Sailing slowly with the mainsail only waiting for the sea to fall, racing is impossible.
Never took a sea like this in my life. “
“Winds up to 47 knots, the boat has disappeared several times over the fence, and then re-emerges as a submarine, always lying in the water, unbelievable, at the mercy of the weather”
It seems that the sea is calming, Andrea has pushed to the lands in conservative set up.
The route to Newport will still be upwind … here’s the Ostar …