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Transat Jaques Vabre - Mini Transat

Nothing very interesting on the race right now: Le Roux has maintained the leadership om M50 and won the race, Riou is going to win on Open60. That plan from Marc to try to catch the wind near land turned sour and he risks to be cached by Beyou and on Class 40 Rogues continue to go away, having better weather conditions than the two pursuers (Riecher and Pella).

The attention for a "fait diver": Look at the priorities of Rogues and Delahaye when they commemorate the Equator crossing. First a toast to the sea that have allowed them to reach there, then to the boat that has stayed in one piece and only then to them that have being doing a fantastic race, leading fir a long time.

That's what I call having the priorities straight

JOUR 16 - GDF SUEZ (CLASS'40)- Transat Jacques... por TransatJacquesVabre

On the mini transat as previewed on the very light winds Benoit is catching Pedote and it is at only 11nm now. These conditions will continue for a day or so being mostly light winds but happily to Pedote from tome to time there are patches of medium winds (10/12K) and that is all he needs to be faster again.

In less than two days he will have optimal conditions to his boat and then Benoit will not have any chance to keep up.

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