One foil, Two boats for 11th Hour Racing

The 2021 Ocean Race Europe provided a bridge event for 2022-23 The Ocean Race (formerly Volvo Ocean Race) which was postponed one year due to COVID-19. It gave full-crew teams in the one-design VO65 and IMOCA 60 an opportunity to either build sponsor interest for the following year, or for teams further along, a chance to progress their training.

11th Hour Racing Team is in the latter category, but skipper Charlie Enright had a struggle keeping his IMOCA from collisions during the three stage offshore event. After hitting a competitor near the Leg 1 finish, his team clipped their port foil on an anchor line after the Leg 2 start, forcing them to return to port and remove it for the remainder of The Ocean Race Europe…

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