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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Brian Thompson on Banque Populaire: no wind, no daggerboard

0700
Boat Speed 7.8 knots
280.4 miles behind Groupama's record

Brian Thompson on Banque Populaire - thinking about socks

Yesterday the crew of Banque Populaire V hit an unidentified object whilst doing 37 knots. They have damaged the crash box of the daggerboard and lost approximately 40cm of daggerboard.

Brian Thompson on Banque Populaire - train pulls out

Evening update

The train has finally pulled out of the station, after we have been waiting around on the platform for three days!

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