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Jean-Pierre Dick's message to Alex Thomson

Jean-Pierre Dick - Virbac Paprec 3
© Jean-Pierre Dick/Virbac Paprec 3

Congratulations, Alex, on your Vendée Globe podium finish! You and I both had a great fight, another one after the 2007 Barcelona World Race and the 2011 Transat Jacques Vabre. Kudos to you. And once again, thanks for staying by my side all the way to the Azores. You're a great sailor!

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