Elliott News

Tilmar Hansen wins race to St Petersburg

19 Sep 2013

At 2.48pm Saint Petersburg local time the ORC-yacht OUTSIDER with skipper Tilmar Hansen from Germany crossed the finishing line just off Saint Petersburg saluted by gunshots and accompanied by a broadcasting helicopter.They led the race from the start in Flensburg on Sunday, 15. September, and have been able to increase their lead constantly during the 800nm long journey. For their great performance the OUTSIDER crew will be awarded the First Ship Home Trophy The Elliott 45 Blagodarnost from Russia is still in third place with 200 miles to go when Outsider finished.. Further information and photos at www.nord-stream-race.com.