American father-son team Greg and Hannes Leonard are taking on a personal challenge to race Kite, a Class 40 Mach 40.3. Together, they plan to race against other Class 40s in a series of long distance ocean races in the English Channel and Atlantic Ocean.
The Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe
Greg finished this legendary race in 29th as the sun was setting on November 28. Read his post-race interview with Andi Robertson.
- 29th!Kite took 29th place in the 2022 Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe. Greg’s elapsed time for the 3542 nautical miles race from Saint Malo to Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, is 19 days 7 hours 41 minutes and 50 seconds.
- Land Ho!
- Saturday, November 26Today I had my first daytime rain in a long time as there are squalls meandering around and providing some nice wind. They are not too menacing. I am really ready to arrive. The food and drink onboard has lost its allure. I had the same chicken curry that I had on Thanksgiving, and it … Continue reading