Musandam-Oman Sail postpones Round Ireland record attempt

With a very busy training and racing season ahead, Musandam-Oman Sail’s French skipper Sidney Gavignet chose safety for the crew and the boat this morning over the Round Ireland Record attempt and decided to turn back to Lorient in France where the boat is based.The strong winds that looked set to aid Musandam-Oman Sail’s attempt on the Round Ireland record proved too strong in the end and while conditions had decreased a little overnight, the wind was gusting 38 knots plus and the sea state was still very rough with 4 meters at the Fastnet.