SAILING: Smells good for Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) which still dominates the Vendée Globe, 236 miles ahead of Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss).
Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) slightly increased his Vendée Globe lead in to relegate Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) to 236 miles behind at 9 am this morning.
Alex Thomson has managed to find some wind during the night and could reduce the gap in the coming hours. Third place is still occupied by Beyou (Maître CoQ) to 829 miles from the leader.
Behind, Jean-Pierre Dick (St Michel-Virbac) is sailing 450 miles from Beyou and maintains 200 miles ahead of the duo Le Cam (Finistère Sea Wind) and Yann Elies (Queguiner – Leukemia Hope). Louis Burton is still inserted in the duo and Nado Fa, is now 1400 miles behind the leader. Sébastien Destremau up the rear with 9110 miles behind Le Cléac’h.
The arrival of the leading at the finish could come Wednesday or Thursday. Remember to arrange to attend the arrival of skippers.