Joining the dots, Les Sables d’Olonne to Les Sables d'Olonne

Wednesday, 08 February 2017


Tuesday 07 February 2017, 16h18

The final night of Nandor Fa's Vendée Globe will be one to savour for the Hungarian skipper as he closes out his eighth place. NW'ly winds of around 30kts will veer more to the north for his final arrival, dropping back to around 15kts. He is due to cross the line around midday Wednesday and should be able to go straight into the channel.

Conrad Colman back in European waters

Tuesday 07 February 2017, 18h30

Conrad Colman has passed the latitude of Madeira and is now around 1600 miles from the finish a long way off Gibraltar, so officially, Conrad is back in Europe. He sent us some news today from his Foresight Natural Energy, where it is hard to tell who is the most tired, the skipper or the boat...

The duellists, Didac Gosta and Romain Attanasio. crossed the Equator last night back into the northern hemisphere within one hour and two minutes of each other.

OnePlanet OneOcean crossed at O3O7hrs UTC this Tuesday morning and at 0409hrs it was the turn of his French rival on La Famille Mary-Etamine du Lys.

That leaves just two boats left in the southern hemisphere, No Way Back which has two and a half days sailing to make it to the Equator and

TechnFirst-FaceOcean 2100 miles

Vendee Globe: Weather Analysis February 7th 2017

Tuesday 07 February 2017, 14h3

The low pressure systems are following each other in the North Atlantic. A real headache for Eric Bellion.

The low pressure systems are following each other in the North Atlantic. A real headache for Eric Bellion.

Match race at the Equator.

Tuesday  07 February 2017, 07h25

The duellists, Didac Costa and Romain Attanasio, crossed the Equator last night back into the northern hemisphere within one hour and two minutes of each other. OnePlanet OneOcean crossed at 0307hrs UTC this Tuesday morning and at 0409hrs it was the turn of his French rival on La Famille Mary-Etamine du Lys.

That leaves just two boats left in the southern hemisphere, No Way Back which has two and a half days sailing to make the Equator and Techno and First-21Face

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