Craig finished the race - 16th in Series class.
Here is his news:
"Skyweb Express finishes the Pornichet Select 16th in class
Pornichet Select startThe Pornichet Select lived up to its reputation of being a very hard race. I had been told beforehand that the Select was hard, that I should be careful, and that I should remember that the major goal was the Transit. But there is nothing like experiencing it to really understand.
The Select started in nice weather and the fleet was very fast, pushing all the time. I was just managing to stay with the lead bunch while trying to be conservative and to not break anything. It started to get a lot harder in the south end when the west wind picked up for the 100 NM upwind leg to Isle of Cru. All night, I flew of waves and every time that I came crashing down the boat and mast would shake very badly. I'm not sure how I got home in one piece. As you can tell by the number of boats that didn't finish, many didn't. ... "
You can read the rest of his story detailing his problems, knock down & injury on his website at:http://www.craighorsfieldracing.com
He has a report on his website