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  • Transat Jacques Vabre: Hot on the heels

    11/11/2007  – Tomorrow, Groupama 2 (Orma) should pass under the 1000 miles to race before crossing the line in Bahia, Brazil. In comparison, after 7 days at sea, Ecover (Imoca) will still have 2 000 miles to sail as will Crèpes Whaou! (Class 50). Pakea Bizkaïa (Imoca) and Telecom Italia (Class 40) will be 2 […]

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  • 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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  • Route du Rhum 2006

    01/2007 – Route du Rhum 2006 A record-breaking Route du Rhum 2006 will go down in history as a vintage year for the Route du Rhum. In the multihull category, Lionel Lemonchois won the race with an average speed of 19.11 knots on the theoretical, direct route and over 20 knots on his actual route. […]

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