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Despite the satellite tracking, AIS and modern communications, the first indication that Krackpot and Home Run were approaching the finish was when the Race Director, Peter Taylor out walking his dog, spotted the last rays of sun shimmering on the sails of the two yachts. Peter promptly phoned the Duty Race Officer, Roger Metherell who has now taken up station at the Royal Western Yacht Club. Krackpot and Home Run are expected to finish in the next hour or so.