Sailing: Nicorette crew confident of setting new transatlantic rcord

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The Independent Online
The crew of Nicorette, the 80-foot sloop skippered by Ludde Ingvall, were last night confident of setting a new transatlantic rcord from New York to the Lizard. They were averaging more than 10 knots for the first 48 hours and have set a target of 10 days for the crossing.

Mike Golding's Group 4 still leads the 14-strong BT Challenge fleet as it nears the 2,000 mile mark from the finish of the fourth leg from Sydney to Cape Town.