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Routing is not allowed in the Transat Jacques Vabre for the skippers in the IMOCA class, but that does not mean to say that the weather experts are not watching the race and studying the charts… We therefore decided to let these weather specialists and routers express themselves.

Every other day (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) they will give us their analysis of the race in the IMOCA category to allow us to understand the different strategies being applied and the positions of the boats in relation to one another.

To start, Christian Dumard, the router for many ocean racers, including Francis Joyon during his victorious Route du Rhum and weather assistant for several IMOCA skippers in the last Vendée Globe, gives us his analysis. Read on.