Sailing News

IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée Globe – Day 50 – Cape Horn about one week away provided the favorable condtions persist


The high-pressure system flattened along the iceberg exclusion zone and the leading group is finally making good progress again. Yannick Bestaven FRA (Mau00eetre Coq) – sailing at 19.6kn this morning UTC – extended his lead on Charlie Dalin FRA (Apivia) to 86nm. Thomas Ruyant FRA (LinkedOut) has regained 3rd place with a 276nm deficit. New in 4th now Damien Séguin FRA (Groupe Apicil, Non-Foiler) 328nm behind, followed 18nm back by Isabelle Joschke FRA/GER (MASCF). Cape Horn, about 2000 miles away, will be reached by the leaders early next week. —– The race tracker and the reports.