Heartbeat IV - 1007 miles later
Posted: Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
At around midnight on the eve of the Prize giving, Jason and Judy Payne-James' British Dufour 45, Heartbeat IV crossed the finish line in Bermuda. The final team to finish the race under sail-power alone. Their ship's log showed 1,007 nautical miles and Heartbeat IV has competed in every well-known offshore race in the Northern Hemisphere. Flying the flags of all those memories, Heartbeat IV settled into her berth at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club which will be home for the duration of the America's Cup. Judy says: "We will be proudly waving the Union Jack and cheering on Sir Ben Ainslie's Landrover BAR Team.