1 + 2 makes 1! A second place finish behind Julien Pulvé was enough for Ian Lipinski to take the overall victory in the Series boat class of the Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe.
The great win on the first stage that saw Lipinski secure a 7 hour, 34 minute and 7 second lead over second place, Tanguy Le Turquais (Terreal) and 11 hour 41 minute and 25 second one on Julien Pulvé* (Novintiss), fourth in Lanzarote, was enough for the skipper from Lorient in Brittany (France) to win in the overall Series Boat ranking.
Ian Lipinski crossed the finish line at 10:15:06 GMT this morning covering the second stage in 14 days, 19 hours, 5 minutes and 6 seconds. He has sailed 3,285 miles at an average boat speed of 9.25 knots.
*Julien Pulvé won the second leg of the Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe today at 2:06:15 GMT. Julien Pulvé's average boat speed over the theoretical distance was 9.33 knots.