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Captain's log, J. Sanso: "Out there, fighting"

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Hello everyone!

We are still out there fighting. Tonight I wasn’t able to keep up with the pace of the boats in front because I have less wind andit's blowing in a different direction. In a few hours I will have to pass through a cold front and gybe. I will make a little southerly route with westerly winds and it will then start to shift south so my VMG should be better.

I’m still in very good spirits and know well that if I were 100 miles ahead, I would be up front and keeping up well. But no worries, I’m happy with the way things are going so far. This is a very long race.

I imagine that Virbac and MACIF will be in the lead and I will start to lose miles to them. But over the last few days, my main goal has been to avoid getting caught up by the high pressure system that has been forming southeast of my position. I think I am going to just manage to stay ahead of it, but let’s see what happens. According to the weather models, I will pass just in front of it, but sometimes, reality can be completely different.

Greetings to all of you who are following us,

Bubi

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