09 July 2020News and notes from the boats racing in the 2017 Marion to Bermuda Race
Wind SW 12kts Seas 2-4ft
Mahina Kai – Day 6 Marion to Bermuda – Land Ho
The final task related to the race is to finish. Bermuda is a figure-8 laying sideways with Hamilton Harbour and the Great Sound to the west, and St. Georges Harbour to the east. The entire western and northern coastline is protected by over 300 square miles of coral reef which makes the race finish and approach into Hamilton Harbour especially complex.
Many boats are converging on the finish now, and are popping up on our charts as they get closer. As we approach, we have a half-dozen navigation aids that we need to pass to the right on the way to the finish line. After the finish off St.