IMOCA Open 60 - Vendée Globe - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 4 - more equipment problems

Thursday, November 12, 2020   
 IMOCA Open 60  Vendee Globe  Les Sables d'Olonne FRA  Day 4  more equipment problems
The first front with fresh winds around 40kn led to more incidents yesterday. The most prominent victim is the co-favorite Charal' with Jéremy Béyou FRA, who is returning to Les Sables d'Olonne after a collision with flotsam damaging rudder and keel and leaving the suspicion of further structural damage. The report. Since the last night, Sébastien Destremau FRA ('Merci', Non-Foil) is also on its way back to France, the causes are not yet known at the time of writing. After Fabrice Amedeo FRA ('Newrest', Non-Foil), who resumed the race after his early return, Armel Tripon FRA ('L'Occitane', Foil) also on his way back to Europe was able to rejoin the race too. Both reported damage at the (hook, the fixation of the jib halyard at the top of the mast. ----- The report.
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IMOCA Open 60 - Vendée Globe - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA

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