28th September 2016
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Solo 2 is first home in Bergen to Lerwick race

The first boat across the line in the Bergen to Lerwick race was the Solo 2 at about 4.20am.

Bergen to Lerwick race winner Solo 2, first across the line at about 4.20am yesterday as the sun was rising. Photo: Ryan Leith

Bergen to Lerwick race winner Solo 2, first across the line at about 4.20am yesterday as the sun was rising. Photo: Ryan Leith

She had led the race from the start and made excellent time across the North Sea.

Port controller Ryan Leith, photographed Solo 2, skippered by Rune Aasberg, as she arrived in Lerwick Harbour. He said some of the early arrivals were hampered by light winds and the tide as they entered the harbour.

Local boat the Roundabout, skippered by Tommy Allan is stillĀ some way off arriving in Lerwick. Her progress can be tracked atĀ http://yb.tl/bergen2016#.

 

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