Sailing News

IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée Globe – Day 11 – Equator crossing


The leading group crossed the equator yesterday and is chasing down South in well-established southern trade winds. Alex Thomson GBR (Hugo Boss, Foiler) continues to lead the fleet, but Thomas Ruyant FRA (LinkedOut, Foiler) and Charlie Dalin FRA (Apivia, Foiler) moved up: Ruyant was only 38nm behind in 2nd place this morning UTC. Jean Lea Cam (Yes we Cam, Non-Foiler), sailing in 4th place, was able to keep his distance to Thomson GBR of 114nm constant for the third day in a row. —– The race tracker and the reports.