Despite the overnight seven point gap between the leaders Aleph and second placed CEEREF, experience told Hugues Lepic and his team that they should take nothing for granted. The final day of the 44Cup Cowes was always going to be big. Behind them the battle for third was intense with three teams on equal points. But few could have anticipated the intensity of how the final day played out. More breeze was always on the cards with the forecast showing over 20+ knots. And this was precisely what the fleet got. Yet this time around the tide was with the wind most of the day making for flatter seas, which in turn meant that there were some superb high speed sleigh rides downhill.
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