Report from a Hallberg-Rassy 40 out on the Atlantic, participating in the ARC

Email from the Atlantic:

Everything has went very well. The boat has worked fantastically well. We are impressed by the quality and how well everything works in this rough environment. We are proud to sail such a fine yacht. A yacht that is built for long distance cruising. We are the second fastest boat in the category, with a 43 footer just 18 miles behind us. We will do everything to reach the finish before him!