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IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables – Day 1


Yesterday in Les Sables dOlonne FRA, the start to the Vendée Arctique was given in a 20kn breeze. Right from the start, the foilers demonstrated their superiority with higher speed. —– This Sunday morning, Thomas Ruyant FRA (LinkedOut) was in the lead closely followed by Kevin Escoffier FRA (PRB) and Jérémy Béyou FRA (Charal). As first women, Isabelle Joschke GER/FRA (MASCF) had a good start as well occupying rank 5 with a 6,7nm backlog, closely followed by Boris Herrmann GER (SeaExplorer). With a damaged foil, Sébastien Simon FRA was already forced to a repair stop. —– The race tracker, the news and the videos.