After some extremely tight racing in the Solo Concarneau overnight, Hugh Brayshaw remains in touch with the front pack of the fleet.
From the race start at 15:22hrs local time yesterday afternoon, the fleet picked their way along the Brittany coast with the majority of the fleet opting for the inshore route, some had other plans and decided to take the more offshore route which didn't appear to pay off. Finally, under darkness, the fleet converged at the headland of Quiberon before lining up for the 15nm 'soldiers leg' to the island of Belle Ile
At 02:00hrs the fleet were rounding Belle Ile with Charlie Dalin, skipper Macif 2015 leading the charge. once round Belle Ile the most south and eastern part of the course the fleet had 10hrs of downwind conditions with the next turning mark being Chaussee De Sein which the fleet will approach in the coming hours.