Stamm all but sews up Velux 5 Oceans Race

Swiss sailor Bernard Stamm aboard his Open 60 Cheminees Poujoulat finished first in leg 2 of the Velux 5 Oceans Race in Norfolk, Va., at 22:59:25 EST on Saturday, March 3. He has a huge lead over second-placed Kojiro Shiraishi of Japan, Stamm is a lock to win the race with one short leg back to the starting line off Bilbao, Spain still to sail. The final leg is set to begin on April 15.

Leg 2 positions

1. Cheminees Poujoulat, Bernard Stamm, Finished

2. Spirit of Yukoh, Kojiro Shiraishi, 2757 nm to leg finish

3. PAKEA, Unai Basurko, 4277

4. A Southern Man-AGD, Graham Dalton, 4921

5. SAGA Insurance, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, 5028

By Ocean Navigator