Early morning text message reads:
"04:11 Cutters arrived at the first lock ahead of the competitors. Crew all well and happy"
Now these next stages are the interesting ones... pursuit..
The points system the organisers have devised is intended to allow for a crew to win the race, even having lost every leg up to now, by winning all the pursuit races.
Let battle commence - and this is Le FigaROW's opportunity to steal the challenge.
Going to make this exciting now