With 140 miles to the Miami finish line, Assa Abloy, who’s currently lying in second place, is going in for the kill

Team illbruck’s lead has disappeared and she’s currently lying neck and neck with Assa Abloy as the enter the Providence Channel on the approach to Miami in 20 knots of easterly wind.

Tyco, who’s lying just 10 miles behind, has ripped her big gennaker. Her challenge illbruck’s lead, will depend on how quickly the crew can carry out the repair.

Position Report, Day 18, 1000 GMT



3 TYCO (10 miles from leader)

4 TSEB (54 miles from leader)

5 NEWS (64 miles from leader)

6 AONE (84 miles from leader)

7 DJCE (216 miles from leader)

8 ATOO (218 miles from leader)