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Re: Vendee Globe

Originally Posted by G1000 View Post
Strange, other teams have navigators onboard. Maybe rules were changed, but the article says "Then before the race, you can pay for data, so there are lots of different models we use, and lots of different contractors and consultants. I'll contract with people like Ken Campbell at Commanders' Weather, to be a professional consultant, and I'll pay for data from places like the ECMWF [European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts] model. But once the race starts, then you can only use free data that is publicly available to everybody."
Yes, but he says:

"Well, in most ocean races they restrict you to receiving data that's free".

I had a link for the VOR rules but they have removed them. If you cab find them I will be interested in finding out



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