Melbourne to Stanley Weather and Start Update
12.04am Saturday Update
Weather front passed through around 10.15 and the 2019 Melbourne to Stanley race commenced on time. Faster Forward has retired due to alternator problems. Yachts can be tracked on https://race.bluewatertracks.com/2019-melbourne-to-stanley-race Do check our facebook page for updates also.
"The Race Committee has reviewed the weather situation with the BOM and noting the fronts should pass by around 11pm consider the midnight start time still possible.We will continue to closely monitor the weather situation and will keep competitors informed" Race Directors.
Friday morning weather indicates a possible weather event around the start time of the race. A further update will be given about 6pm tonight.