This afternoon, Jérémy Beyou FRA with his Charal will restart for the Vendée in les Sables dOlonne. The big favorite damaged foils and rudder blade in a collision with flotsam and had to turn back. He is now 2500 miles behind Alex Thomson GBR. The report. —– Nicolas Troussel FRA, who lost the mast of his LinkedOut yesterday and is now heading for the Canary Islands under engine (4 days !), was the first to definitely abandon the race. —– The report.