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IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables – Day 6, Ruyant FRA leader at the Polar Circle waypoint

Rounding the northern waypoint on the Polar Circle, Thomas Ruyant FRA (LinkedOut) succeeded to squeeze in ahead of the duo Jérémy Béyou FRA (Charal) and Charlie Dalin FRA (APIVIA). Meanwhile, Ruyant dropped again on rank 6 with a backlog of 17nm. On top now is Charlie Dalin FRA, only 2,7nm ahead of Jérémy Béyou FRA. Kevin Escoffier FRA is new on rank 3, Boris Herrmann GER is 4th, and Samantha Davis GBR 5th only 8nm behind the leader. —– Lull conditions prevailed yesterday when the fleet reached the most northern point of the race. —– Considering the light conditions and the small distances between the boats, more position changes may be expected in the coming 48 hours. —– The race tracker, the news and the videos.