Just in from Phil aboard Imerys Clean Energy

Position: 5th / Distance to 1st place: 4.3 nm

“I followed the sound of my alarm down below to find a huge amount of water inside the boat, sloshing around. An access port in the ballast tank blew out, causing 500 liters of water to be released inside the boat. It took a long time to bail out and now I have bonded it back in with Sikaflex so praying that it will hold.

“I haven’t yet been able to follow positions yet, but hopefully I can try and stay in touch with the leaders.”