Transat Jacques Vabre: The rich get richer

The analysis of the weather information has proved to be a real challenge, but it appears that none of the skippers took the opportunity to make gains trying a western option in a stubborn low-pressure system, still centered in the Azores. The ORMA are now level with the Canaries, heading for the trade winds and […]

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