Thursday morning at 9 am, Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) is still leading the Vendée Globe with a 7 mile lead on Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss). Behind, there is Josse (3rd), Beyou (4th) and Meilhat (5th).
Twenty-fifth day of racing in the Vendée Globe skippers and they are still jostling for the lead, Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) and Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss). The Breton leads the fleet with 7 miles ahead of the Welshman.
Behind Sébastien Josse (Edmond de Rothschild) continues to slide and tip this morning to 677 miles from Le Cléac’h. In fourth place we find Beyou (Maître Coq) to duel with Paul Meilhat (SMA) . Sixth place is still occupied by Yann Elies (Quéguiner – Leukemia Hope) at 1456 miles behind.
Will always follows a trio inseparable for several days, Jean-Pierre Dick (Virbac-StMichel), Jean Le Cam (Finistere Sea Wind) and Thomas Ruyant (North breath for the project guess) . Kito de Pavant (Bastide Otio) is tenth.
The peloton breathe a little after days without wind and starts displaying of best average. Here they whizz around the Cape of Good Hope.