Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe : today’s analysis by Nicolas Lunven

Alex Thomson continues to extend his lead in the trade winds. Now less than 1000 miles from the finish in Pointe-à-Pitre, the British skipper seems well placed, even if Paul Meilhat, Vincent Riou and Yann Eliès will remain a threat until the end, while Boris Herrmann is also lying in wait. The first boat to finish in the IMOCA class is expected in Guadeloupe on Thursday night (European time).

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