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Re: Vendee Globe

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Big tactical game on the Vendee:

Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Tracking

Not only one single guy has to sail the boat by himself as he has to choose by himself the best way in what regards wind/sea and overall speed.

So the tactical game is a main game on this race and it is at play right now:

I have said that François and others were choosing a course near the Canaries While Vincent was choosing a course near Açores. That's confirmed. Let's see how the game turns out. More wind and sooner to Vincent, more distance on the right direction and less wind for François.

François is just a rookie and a kid compared to Vincent without much experience on Open60 (at least solo) but probably the best of the new guys that come from the Figaro class that is also a solo boat that has transats on its racing program, so he knows a thing or two about rooting

Very interesting to see how to turns out this chess play between the Kid and the Veteran.


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Well, 1-0 to François. Vincent played badly. But Armel and Stamm played right and I believe that they will gain some mile to François. who would have said, Stamm, the Swiss pissing the Fench

Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Tracking

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