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Vendee Globe - It’s brutal. Absolutely brutal FULL STORY HERE

There seems to be no immediate respite for the two skippers leading the Vendée Globe, Alex Thomson and Armel Le Cléac’h.


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9 December 2016 23:33 GMT
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Vendee Globe - New Video from Alex Thomson FULL STORY HERE

Tough couple of days ahead for Alex Thomson, but as you can see the sense of humour has not been lost. Sailing conservatively, focusing making it to the horn in one piece.


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8 December 2016 22:40 GMT
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Vendee Globe - Leaders into the Pacific FULL STORY HERE

Strong winds and heavy seas are set to welcome Armel Le Cléac’h and Alex Thomson, as they cross the Tasman Sea and pass the magical mid-way point.

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8 December 2016 12:31 GMT
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RORC Race Line Honours for Mike Slade's Leopard 3 FULL STORY HERE

Mike Slade's British Maxi, Leopard 3 crossed the finish line outside the Port Louis Marina, Grenada, taking Monohull Line Honours and winning the IMA Trophy for the 2016 RORC Transatlantic Race.

Mike Slade greeted by RORC Admiral Andrew McIrvine - Click image for a larger image

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7 December 2016 17:39 GMT
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Vendee Globe - Third placed Sébastien Josse retires FULL STORY HERE

Third placed Sébastien Josse on Edmond de Rothschild has announced his retirement from the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe.

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6 December 2016 20:24 GMT
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Kito de Pavant recovered from stricken yacht FULL STORY HERE

Kito de Pavant, the 55 years old French skipper of Bastide-Otio, was successfully recovered from his stricken yacht around 01:00 hrs Wednesday morning.

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7 December 2016 8:06 GMT
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Vendee Globe - Kito de Pavant reports Keel Destroyed FULL STORY HERE

French skipper Kito de Pavant was enduring an anxious wait this afternoon aboard his Bastide Otio after he struck an object which destroyed his keel housing, ripped off his aft keel mountings and left the appendage supported only by the hydraulic keel ram.

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6 December 2016 12:45 GMT