Just four minutes separated second and third place in this year's Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Race

In the closest finish in memory, Rune Aasberg and Arild Schei in Solo (NOR) were greeted by a cannon as they crossed the line at the Royal Western Yacht Club at 13:07:02 on Friday 25 June 2010, taking line honours and a class win in a time of 19 days 0 hours 52 minutes and 2 seconds. Having always been in the hunt at all the stopovers, she came from behind in the last few hours to clinch the lead.

Solo was quickly followed by SunGard Front Arena skippered by Marco Nannini and Paul Peggs (ITA) at 13:20:33, then 3rd place Fujifilm (Alex Bennett and co-skipper Malcolm Dickinson, GBR) at 13:24:37.

Phesheya Racing (Nick Leggatt and Pip Hutton-Squire, RSA) came in 4th at 13:33:59 and Roaring Again with Hans Plas and Robin Verhoef (HOL) came in 5th at 13:44:43. All results are subject to official confirmation.

Less than 38 minutes separated the first five yachts after 2000 miles of testing conditions. For more, visit www.rbandi.com.

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