From the joy of experiencing their first sunset at sea, after a hectic start with some strong gusts, to the strategic decision to head south and the frustrating experience of trying to make headway without a breath of air: our two skippers have now started their Atlantic crossing, a long way from our rainy autumn…

While we wait for their next message from the boat, here’s a quick test of our nautical G culture.

Without calling on our mutual friend G, what do you think is the length of the hull of an Imoca in metres?

A – 20.16 m
B – 18.28 m
C – 17.34 m?