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Polar Race Progress

Day 25 - Status as at 10pm on Tuesday, 3rd May 2005



Race Map


Polar Race Map
C&W Polar Team
Simon Elmont / Steve Wright
Gentlemen Adventurers
James Laban / Will Morton
Ikey Icemen
Ted Adam / Dugald Macdonald / Peter Berning
Neways Polar Team
Christina Franco / Justin Packshaw
Northern Stars
David Aston / Charlie Newington-Bridges / Alex Williams
Pole Position
Kevin Dixon / Patrick Keatinge / Helen Lee / Clare Winnick
Checkpoint



Today's Progress in Leg 4


  Position in leg Location Miles covered since last status (approx) Miles to next checkpoint (approx)
C&W Polar Team 4th N74°42'
W94°50'
0 0
Gentlemen Adventurers 1st N74°42'
W94°50'
0 0
Ikey Icemen 6th N74°42'
W94°50'
21 0
Neways Polar Team 2nd N74°42'
W94°50'
0 0
Northern Stars 3rd N74°42'
W94°50'
0 0
Pole Position 5th N74°42'
W94°50'
0 0


Overall Position after Four Legs


  Overall Position Cumulative Time Behind Leader
C&W Polar Team 3rd 14 days, 22 hours, 7 mins 1 day, 5 hours, 5 mins
Gentlemen Adventurers 2nd 13 days, 22 hours, 38 mins 0 days, 5 hours, 36 mins
Ikey Icemen 6th 20 days, 6 hours, 1 min 6 days, 12 hours, 59 mins
Neways Polar Team 1st 13 days, 17 hours, 2 mins -
Northern Stars 4th 15 days, 14 hours, 49 mins 1 day, 21 hours, 48 mins
Pole Position 5th 17 days, 9 hours, 5 mins 3 days, 16 hours, 3 mins

The times for C&W Polar Team include a 3 hour time compensation for carrying out orders requested by Organisers.

Checkpoint Departure & Arrival Times


  Depart Start Arrive CP1 Depart CP1 Arrive CP2 Depart CP2 Arrive CP3 Depart CP3 Arrive Finish
C&W Polar Team 9 April
13:27
12 April
17:28
15 April
14:00
21 April
23:46
24 April
13:00
28 April
12:25
30 April
12:13
2 May
00:08
Gentlemen Adventurers 9 April
13:27
12 April
19:23
15 April
14:00
22 April
07:36
24 April
13:00
27 April
12:26
30 April
12:13
1 May
11:53
Ikey Icemen 9 April
13:27
14 April
21:50
16 April
07:10
24 April
04:15
25 April
10:22
30 April
10:18
1 May
14:58
3 May
16:10
Neways Polar Team 9 April
13:27
12 April
17:35
15 April
14:00
20 April
18:47
24 April
13:00
28 April
13:24
30 April
12:13
1 May
19:56
Northern Stars 9 April
13:27
12 April
17:11
15 April
14:00
22 April
21:50
24 April
13:00
28 April
05:30
30 April
12:13
1 May
22:59
Pole Position 9 April
13:27
13 April
21:33
15 April
14:00
21 April
23:45
24 April
13:00
28 April
18:36
30 April
12:13
2 May
21:51


Checkpoint Positions


Name Where Planned Position Actual Position
Start Resolute Bay N74°42'
W94°50'
N74°42'
W94°50'
CP1 By the Polaris Mine on Little Cornwallis Island N75°24'
W97°07'
N75°23'
W96°56'
CP2 North of Bathurst Island N76°52'
W100°18'
N76°45'
W99°38'
CP3 Near King Christian Island N78°00'
W102°50'
N78°00'
W102°47'
Finish Magnetic North Pole N78°35.7'
W104°11.9'
N78°35.7'
W104°11.9'


Notes

  • All distances stated on this page are "as the crow flies" in nautical miles.
  • The "as the crow flies" distance from start (Resolute Bay) to finish (North Magnetic Pole) is 272 miles.
  • The actual total distance to be covered by the racers is expected to be about 350 miles.
  • All times are in Resolute local time (BST-6 hours)


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