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IMOCA Open 60, Class 40, Multi 50 – Transat Jacques Vabre – Day 8, Thomson/McDonald GBR abandon after collision with flotsam

Gilles Lamire/Antoine Carpentier FRA extended their lead in the Multi 50s on over 160nm. —– In the Open 60s as well, the leading Charal of Jérémy Béyou FRA/Christopher Pratt GBR increased the advantage on the persuers with Charlie Dalin/Yann Eliès FRA on 2nd now more than 50nm behind. Charlie Enright USA/Pascal Bidégorry FRA advanced on rank 3. —– Race over for Alex Thomson/Neal McDonald GBR with a damaged keel suspension after collision with flotsam. —– In the Class 40, Ian Lipinski POL/Adrien Hardy FRA extended the lead on 27nm. Fabien Delahaye FRA/Sam Goodchild GBR and Aymeric Chappellier/Pierre Leboucher FRA are the first challengers. —– The race tracker, the news and the videos.