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IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée Globe – Les Sables dOlonne – Day 87 – Last miles for Clarisse Cremer FRA !

This afternoon UTC, Clarisse Cremer FRA (Banque Populaire) will finish 12th in Les Sables dOlonne, setting a new record for women: 16 years ago, Ellen McArthur GBR took 92 days. The 31-year-old Frenchwoman started her offshore career only 9 years ago in the Mini class! —– Conditions on the North Atlantic continue to be stormy, not only for Clarisse Cremer FRA but also for Jérémy Beyou FRA (Charal) sailing at the height of the Azores parallel and Romain Attanasio FRA (Pure – Best Western) following 25 miles behind, both expected to finish on Saturday. —– Still close together are the ranks 15-20 slowed down in an anticyclone today. —– The race tracker and the reports.