American sailor Kip Stone wins Class 2 monohull class in Route du Rhum 16/11/06

American sailor Kip Stone crossed the Route du Rhum finish line at Pointe à Pitre Gardeloupe at 1138 today to win the Class 2 monohull fleet.

Stone sailing the Open 50 Artforms led the fleet virtually from the start and took a total of 17 days, 23 hours, 36 minutes and 28 seconds to complete the 3,510-mile course. His average speed for the duration of the race was 8.23kts.

Servane Escoffier is currently 174 miles behind