Kito de Pavant officially retires

Avarie Kito
© Kito de Pavant / Groupe Bel

Hi all,

Groupe Bel is in a sad shape tonight, and so is my morale.
I will let you know when I reach the Cascais marina.
I have no choice but to officially notify the race direction I am retiring from the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe.

I spent six years preparing for this unique race, which lasted only 28 hours in 2008 and 43 hours in 2012. It is cruel, but that's life...

Kito de Pavant

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