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Mini 650 – Mini-Transat – La Rochelle FRA – Leg 1 – Day 1, 87 Solo Skippers departed direction Canary Islands


87-Solo-Skippers started yesterday to leg one of the Mini-Transat direction Las Palmas/Canary Islands ESP with two different strategies. One group opted for a Northern course based on favorable wind forecasts, a minority is preferring the direct way to Cap Finisterre at the most Northwestern point of Spain. —– The fleet progressing well in a 20kn breeze was still closely together this morning UTC. —– Leader in the Protos was Vincent Lancien FRA 0,1nm ahead of Franck Colin FRA. —– In the Series Minis, most on a direct route, Louis-Xavier Lamiraud FRA is on position one half-a-mile in front of Christophe Noguet FRA. —– The race tracker, the daily news and the video.