Transat 650 Charente Maritime Bahia
Desport takes series division
Wednesday 31 October 2001 –
Olivier Desport has crossed the finishing line at 1:13 pm GMT today and won the second leg and the race in the one design division with his Pogo. In 1999, he had already won the second leg of the Mini-Transat Mini-Transat #MiniTransat and finished third overall. His main opponent was 30 miles away. At 5:30 pm GMT, fifteen boats had crossed the finishing line in Salvador de Bahia. Thirteenth is Samantha Davies, first woman of the second leg, arrived three hours ahead of Jeanne Grégoire.