28 Jan 2011
Despite a light air start in Wellington harbour John Meade has set a new Wellington to Nelson race record. Racing his Elliott 50 Ran Tan11 Meade and crew finished the race in 10 hours 50 minutes, over three hours ahead of the second boat. Ran Tan11 also won on PHRF. Meade and Ran TanII have now done 7 RPNYC offshore races and have set race records in 4 of those 7 races.