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Risk managment, safer together?

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On the 2000hrs ranking report both Banque Populaire and Macif are still heading to the ESE. And so it looks like they have made their choice to try and pass to the south of the developing trough which is caused by the new depression to their south

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Armel Le Cléac'h - Banque Populaire - Noël
© Armel Le Cléac'h / Banque Populaire

Rather than making the big detour north, it seems like the leading twosome are going to have a go with the more direct, but potentially riskier option.

Into their respective risk management equations falls the fact that Jean-Pierre Dick has been so slowed recently, and in fact the Virbac-Paprec 3 skipper is now some 680 miles adrift in third. The threat from behind is hardly nullified, but Armel Le Cléac’h and François Gabart will be happy to be stuck together through this next stage.

On an ongoing basis

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