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  1. Team Actual west-ward tour

    What do you mean ? Getting out there to recover it for yourself ? Or help the recovery ? In their last news they say that the satellite beacons on the boat stopped emitting, and that this is probably due to it having partly sunk.
  2. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    DF is losing 3 or 4 miles to mf since 4 or 5 scheds or something, what's going on ?
  3. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    What is the deal exactly with Dongfeng not receiving the forecasts ? Telecom equipment not working or what ?
  4. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    Funny how the routing thingy on the VOR Tracker gets all of them crashing into NZ, approaching on the wrong side of the Island
  5. Banque Populaire IX

    The word "bateau"(direct boat correspondance) is masculine , (there are no genderless nouns in French), however a lot of nouns designating some kind of boats are feminine like "goelette" , "fregate", "yole", "barque", "vedette" , but some others are masculine like "gallion" , "catamaran" , "trimaran" "cargo", "paquebot", "chalutier", etc. So the sentence "elle est très rapide" could occur if for instance it is clear that it refers to a "goellette" : "cette goelette a traversée l'atlantique en 10 jours, elle est vraiment très rapide". By the way banque pop IX juste did a transat and is in Gadeloupe : http://www.guadeloupe.franceantilles.mobi/actualite/sports/preparation-de-la-route-du-rhum-armel-le-cleac-h-en-moins-de-7-jours-en-guadeloupe-470381.php http://www.voile.banquepopulaire.fr/news/maxi-banque-populaire-ix-et-six-jours-plus-tard-la-guadeloupe Hope we will get some new footage from this
  6. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    Is brunel the only boat to have changed their sails? They can choose on which leg they take the second set?
  7. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    shit vestas is retired now ..
  8. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    just make sure these two arive before Mapfre, otherwise at least set the paintwagon free ! (anything else would be lame)
  9. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    Vestas has to make it before mapfre, go Vestas GO !!
  10. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    So who posted the stupid deleted tweet ? Some idiot "community manager" from DF ?
  11. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    Just hope Vestas didn't completely break and make it in front of mapfre, only thing that matters!
  12. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    On PRO mode they are consistantly faster than Vestas for quite a while (better angle), Go the Dong GO !!
  13. Spindrift 2 Jules Verne 2017

    The 14/15 window has deteriorated a lot .. And is now more a 16 window
  14. Spindrift 2 Jules Verne 2017

    Ah sorry, double post Edit : They just changed the text a bit :
  15. Spindrift 2 Jules Verne 2017

    ".@YannGuichard, skipper of Spindrift 2, has made the difficult decision to return to Brest after receiving the latest weather files at 8pm, which show very light winds at Ushant. It is anticipated that the team will aim to restart in about five days on the 14/15 January." https://twitter.com/spindriftracing/status/950461086884614144 Strange, that tweet doesn't want to paste properly, deleted ?