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SKBergé, with the Chilean Team in the “Portimao Global Ocean Race”

12 January, 2009

Chileans Felipe Cubillos and José Muñoz, crewmembers of the Chilean boat sponsored by SK Bergé, are currently plying the Tasmanian Sea in second place in the Portimao Global Ocean Race.

Boris Herrmann’s Beluga Racer is in first place, although the Chileans have recently shortened the distance between the two boats.

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According to their own estimations, they need to continue sailing one knot faster than their rivals for five days in order to catch up to them. The competitors have been sailing for four weeks uninterruptedly and should be reaching the coasts of New Zealand, where they will enjoy a much-needed rest.