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25 November 2020

11:59
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Kevin Escoffier, PRB 'I will have to ask Jean for advice.'

Escoffier was positioned 4th on the 5am ranking and wide awake when called up for the morning radio chat, poring over the weather files and full of doubts about how things are going to pan out.

23 November 2020

07:30
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Descending the Stairway to..... Heaven or Hell?

Seven miles apart after two weeks of racing, leader Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) and second placed Charlie Dalin (Apivia) gybe in step with each other as they descend a corridor of modest breeze between the two evolving zones of lighter airs, an 800 nautical mile stairway down to the strong winds of the Southern Ocean.

16 November 2020

07:15
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The Schuss Downhill To The Doldrums

Passing 250 miles west of the Cape Verde islands during last night Alex Thomson has the accelerator down on HUGO BOSS on the fast flight south trying to extend on the Vendée Globe rivals who are chasing him. Flying downwind at average speeds of more than 20kts, HUGO BOSS is more than 75 miles ahead of Jean Le Cam and 139 miles up on third placed Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut)

11 November 2020

09:01
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Kevin Escoffier dealing with damaged valve

“It is jacuzzi mode this morning on PRB.” Quipped Kevin Escoffier this morning on a video released at 0845hrs this morning. On screen it is clear there is water sloshing around on the bottom of his boat.

10 July 2020

08:00
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Match Racing on the Vendée Arctic -Les Sables d'Olonne Race

After starting off Les Sables d’Olonne on Saturday afternoon Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) turned back southwards at the IOC UNESCO virtual mark, located to the SW of Iceland, at 1141hrs CET this Thursday 9th July, leading the Vendée Arctic -Les Sables d'Olonne Race

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