Yesterday, the four Ultime-Trimarans lost considerable speed in the innertropical convergence zone, but the sequence of the boats was not changed, inspite of the fact, that Macif of François Gabart FRA damaged the middle rudder after a collision with flotsam. He plans for a short repair stop in Brazil. —– Edmond de Rothschild (Franck Cammas FRA) was in the lead this morning UTC 96nm ahead of Macif. Thomas Coville FRA with his Sodebo is 137nm behind. Actual with Yves Le Blevec FRA follows now 300nm back. —– The race tracker, the news and the videos.