IMOCA Open 60 - Vendée Globe - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 7, Alan Roura SUI

Sunday, November 15, 2020   
After the turbulent starting week with the passage of two stormy low-pressure fronts, the top group has finally reached the trade winds. With sunshine and good sailing conditions, the fleet continues to stretch out -----Alex Thomson GBR ('Hugo Boss') taking advantage of the foils (plus 5kn) reclaimed rank one. Jean Le Cam FRA ('Yes we Cam', Non-Foiler) follows 23nm behind in 2nd place. With Benjamin Dutreux FRA ('OMIA') in 3rd place (80nm behind) and Damien Séguin FRA ('Apicil', 120nm behind) in 4th, the other chasers are non-foiler as well. Samantha Davies GBR ('Initiatives Coeur') follows on the 12th (192nm behind) position. ----- Now in the trade winds, it will be a speed race with advantages for the foils in the next days. Alan Roura SUI (La Fabrique') is still 17th, his gap has grown to 292nm. The Race-Tracker and the race tracker and the reports (engl/fra).
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IMOCA Open 60 - Vendée Globe - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA

Sunday, 8. November 2020– Sunday, 31. January 2021


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