Pip is now safe into port Gijon, it was announced last night that due to the weather situation, they were changing the course for the remaining sailors, and turning them into port Gijon for safety. Kudos to the race organisers for putting the sailors safety first!: read here for the news update on this story.
Finally after much deliberation the first leg of the race has been cancelled. A weather window is opening for next Tuesday the 5th to start the race again. Click on the image of Pip below to read the full Mini Transat 2013 news briefing on the changes.
While waiting for the race to start, Pip did an interview with The Daily Sail. Click on the image below to be taken through to the insightful article.