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Vendee Globe Starts Tomorrow

In addition to Fred's races this weekend, the Vendee Globe is starting in just under 17 hours:

Vendée Globe

In particular, I look forward to following Mike Golding and Dee Caffari. In our sails on the Solent and the Channel, we've seen Pindar



and the Hugo Boss boat in person.



Remarkable machines.
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In addition to Fred's races this weekend, the Vendee Globe is starting in just under 17 hours:

Remarkable machines.

Indeed - and we are cheering Canadian Derek Hatfield's campaign.

These are powerhouse machines - a handful for a crew, I'd imagine... to be slogging around the planet alone is amazing, admirable, inspiring, and slightly crazy .
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