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IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables – Day 9, a leading trio fighting for victory

Reaching the final waypoint Gallimard, 500 miles off the French Atlantic Coast this morning around 6 a.m. UTC, the leading trio, all on Open 60 foilers of the latest generation, is now heading to the finish in Les Sables dOlonne with an expected arrival tomorrow evening. Charlie Dalin FRA (Apivia) is in the lead, 2.7nm ahead of Jérémy Béyou FRA (Charal) and with a 5,4nm backlog Thomas Ruyant FRA (LinkedOut). On rank 4 follows Kevin Escoffier FRA 20nm behind. The first woman Samantha Davis GBR on the 5th place is 6nm back. After having repaired the main halyard, Boris Herrmann GER is again underway at normal speeds on rank 6 with a deficit of 60nm. —– The race tracker, the news and the videos.