Taking on the AG2R

Taking on the AG2R

Wednesday April 18 2012 Author: James Boyd Location: France

With the Figaro class’ doublehanded Transat AG2R setting sail from Concarneau for St Barts on Saturday, Artemis Offshore Academy duo Sam Goodchild and Nick Cherry talked us through their campaign. Camper finally reached Itajai yesterday. Continuing our look at the breakage during leg 5 Horatio Carabelli tells us of Telefonica's hull damage. Iker Martinez and Xabi Fernandez are to go from the Volvo Ocean Race, straight into an Olympic 49er campaign. At the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao, Red Bull Extreme Sailing has taken an early lead. Dona Bertarelli has a new look Ladycat D35 this season. Liz Wardley has been let down by her supposed Vendee Globe sponsor. The Global Ocean Race leader is back into the North Atlantic with one competitor due to stop to change crew.

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