British ocean racer Mike Golding finishes third in the Transat Jacques Vabre

Crossing the finish line at 14:59:38 hrs GMT today (Wednesday 25 November) or 08:59hrs local time, Mike Golding and Javier Sanso took third place in the IMOCA Open 60 class in the ninth edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre two-handed Transatlantic race.

The duo sailed a distance of 5317 miles for 17 days 1 hour 29 minutes 38 seconds, at an average speed of 11.54 knots, and finished 1 day 6 hours 7 minutes and 28 seconds behind Class winner Safran.

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