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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    The last I think, too. "It's urgent to wait." This I like.
  2. Transat Jacques Vabre

    What is he talking about ???? Back to the TJV, Prince de Bretagne lost his mast 93 nm before arriving.
  3. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    I've played with the forward function of the weather forecast and it seems ok for Gabart. Actually a lot better than "ok".
  4. Transat Jacques Vabre

    I did'nt check and assumed it was the old one, in this case IMOCA foilers are really most in front and SMA is the exception, even if Bastide Otio is hanging in there. Or did I got that wrong too ?
  5. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    By the end of the 10th day Gabart is 4º eastward of Coville at the end of the 11th day. A bit further north, but a day ahead he is.
  6. Transat Jacques Vabre

    Initiatives Coeur has got to 5th, SMA is not the only non foiled doing well.
  7. Transat Jacques Vabre

    Foiling seems to be a bit of an advantage for the IMOCAs, but not really as clear cut as scow bows are for the mini fleet.
  8. Transat Jacques Vabre

    Quite the ordeal, and still they managed an under 8 days TJV.
  9. Transat Jacques Vabre

    In less than 1 year: Round the world record, North Atlantic record, Transat Jacques Vabre record Sodebo Ultim' and Thomas Coville whit Jean-Luc Nélias (aboard or routing) have become a winning combination.
  10. Transat Jacques Vabre

    From Class 40 Esprit Scout : There is a hole.
  11. Transat Jacques Vabre

    Sodebo has a little more breeze, having entered first in it, they both are doing almost 2x windspeed if the forecast shown matches reality.
  12. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    He's been doing 30 knots average those 24 hours, how can he manage to sleep ?
  13. Transat Jacques Vabre

    In about 3 hours they should be in stronger breeze, we'll see there if Gitana can gear up.
  14. Transat Jacques Vabre

    I've been re-looking at the first days in the tracker and it seems that Gitana have been seeking for stronger winds all the time, which in the end did not work so well with the stretch of virtually 0 vmg that allowed Sodebo to recover 70 miles and get ahead. Maybe they need those stronger winds to get up on the foils and be faster. If this is true Sodebo might increase the lead for the next hours and then Gitana will come back later. Or they have some minor problem.