The decisive days for the rest of the Vendee Globe race are running ….

The decisive days for the rest of the Vendee Globe race are running ….

#vg2020 #vendeeglobe 1 Dalin crossed the latitude of the Roaring 40 degrees and continued east. 2 Ruyant completed surgery to his port foil of his IMOCA, Linked out and continuous in the competition. 3 Alex Thompson also slowed down, today he is in 11th position compared to the boats around him. 4 Sam Davis and Lewis Burton are moving very well west, the average speed of 18 knots, compared to the leader's 10-12knots. (more…)
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Charlie Dalin continues in the South Atlantic being in full inshore mode, fighting for every meter that can be won ….

Charlie Dalin continues in the South Atlantic being in full inshore mode, fighting for every meter that can be won ….

#vg2020 #vendeeglobe Day 16 of the Vendee Globe race is full of interesting moments from the everyday life of the competitors. For starters, leader Charlie Dalin with Apivia continues to move in the South Atlantic, between Itajai and Cape Town. In his morning show yesterday, he said he was fighting a tough battle trying to win every meter until he broke through to an area with favorable winds in the Southern Ocean that would finally shoot him east toward the cape Good hope. According to the forecasts, the leading crews have to cover the distance on the night of Sunday to Monday. (more…)
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Day 15: Vendee Globe:Charlie Dalin led 1,500 nautical miles east of Itajai, Brazil ….

Day 15: Vendee Globe:Charlie Dalin led 1,500 nautical miles east of Itajai, Brazil ….

#vg2020 #vendeeglobe Charlie Dalin (Apivia) became the new leader of the Vendee Globe yesterday morning. He overtook his close rival Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) and continues with a 20 nautical mile lead, moved to an area with lighter and variable winds. While the two sailors try to find the best route through the complex weather model, at 16-18 knots, British skipper Alex Thomson moved slowly in light winds, more than 350 miles northwest of the leaders. (more…)
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THOMSON FIRST ACROSS THE EQUATOR  ….

THOMSON FIRST ACROSS THE EQUATOR ….

#vg2020 #vendeeglobe Alex Thomson (HUGO BOSS) across the equator at 13:19ч., which took him 9 days 23 hours, and 59 minutes from the start of Les Sables d'Olonne. He failed to renew his own record set in 2016 (9 days 7 hours). All sailors are currently in the trade winds, with the exception of Jeremy Bayo, who is in the Bay of Biscay.79 miles from HUGO BOSS is Thomas Ruyant with LinkedOut. (more…)
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