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Golden Globe Race – Tapio Lehtinen takes 5th place

Tapio Lehtinen, the 5th and final placed Finnish skipper competing in the Golden Globe Race crossed the finish line Sunday 19 May

Golden Globe Race – Last Man Sailing . . . Tapio Lehtinen sighted off the Azores

Tapio Lehtinen, the 5th and final placed Finnish skipper competing in the Golden Globe Race enjoyed an unexpected rendezvous off Faial Island in the Azores

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede crowned winner of second Golden Globe Race

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede crowned winner of second Golden Globe Race on Monday, GGR Day 295

Golden Globe Race – Istvan Kopar takes 4th place

Golden Globe Race – Istvan Kopar takes 4th place – he reached the finish line off Les Sables d’Olonne, France at 13:58 UTC Thursday

Golden Globe Race – Kopar ETA 09:00 UTC on Thursday

4th placed Golden Globe Race competitor, American/Hungarian Istvan Kopar expected to reach Les Sables d’Olonne around 09:00 UTC on Thursday 21 March

Uku Randmaa to finish Golden Globe on Saturday 9 March

Uku Randmaa is now expected to complete the Golden Globe Race in Les Sables d’Olonne on Saturday 9 March

Golden Globe Race – Uku Randmaa is hungry

Third placed Estonian sailor Uku Randmaa is hungry . . . Hungry because he has caught no fish during the past week to supplement the last of his food stocks

GGR – Uku Randmaa handed 72 hour penalty

Golden Globe Race – Third placed Estonian skipper Uku Randmaa has received a 72 hour penalty for weather routing violation

Meanwhile – In the Golden Globe Race

The Golden Globe round the world race continues for the three remaining competitors, as they head for the finish at a steady 4 to 6 knots, with 2,500 nm still to go

Golden Globe Race – Facing the wrong way and running out of food

Golden Globe Race – Stuck in the Doldrums, Uku Randmaa managed to make just 4 miles on Sunday and ended the day with his boat facing the wrong way!