2020 Melbourne to King Island Race Updates
5pm Update - Within the hour or is the tide against them?
The Race Directors Noel and Ryan are ready, who will come in first and will it be within the hour as they all battle now against the tide. Keep and eye on this channel, the tracker of ORCV website It's been a close and interesting race. For the Race Director video - click here https://youtu.be/RSvSgwMZaFE
3pm Update - It could be anyone's race
The party in King Island is gearing up with the first boats now around 2 - 3 hours away. The tactics of those that went east of the rhumb line are doing well on handicap but it's a tussle and constantly changing as there's not much between them all. So keep an eye on the tracker leaderboard as an indicator. https://race.bluewatertracks.com/2020-orcv-melbourne-to-kin…
11am Update - Race Director Overview and Predictions
For the Race Director Video - click here https://youtu.be/nmqTNgtFtOc
10am Update - The Easterly Change has Arrived Early
With an earlier than predicted Easterly change in wind, most boats have tacked onto port and are making good speed to King Island. Hartbreaker, Carrera S, Tevake II are leading the fleet with Maverick, Weekend Option and Archie looking good on handicap.
7am Update - 2 Retirements
With all well and safe onboard and now heading for home, there are 2 retirements from the ORCV Melbourne to King Island Race. EXTASEA at 2.42am reported a broken forestay and CARTOUCHE at 4.08am with plumbing issues. Follow the fleet on the tracker via https://race.bluewatertracks.com/2020-orcv-melbourne-to-king-island