Monday, November 24, 2008

Vendee Globe In Short:

© SEM Vendée -Part 1

© SEM Vendée - Part 2

Quick update:
Jérémie Beyou, FRA, (Delta Dore) reported this morning that he has a problem with two spreaders which support his mast and is heading to Brasil.
The lead of Gitana Eighty, skippered by Loïck Peyron, grows very slowly, but steadily in the trade winds conditions.

He now has 29.6 miles over Seb Josse (BT), a five miles gain in 24 hours.
2004 winner Vincent Riou, fourth, still locked to Armel Le Cléac’h, fifth, five miles apart after two weeks of racing.

Mike Golding, GBR, (Ecover 3) is up to sixth place.

American Rich Wilson recalls his Thanksgiving Rescue off Cape Horn 18 years ago.