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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Promising first step

In Athens yesterday the all-important ISAF Events Committee came up with their rec

Waiting for Franck

Still no Route du Rhum finishers – overnight Franck Cammas has been gingerly easing his giant Groupama 3 singlehanded upwind through the Caribbean islands towards Guadeloupe, meanwhi

First arrivals tomorrow

Headwinds are holding up the finish of the Route du Rhum for the Ultimate class.

The ocean racing living legend

Yesterday Thomas Coville’s Sodebo was first into the northeasterlies but not early enough to prevent Franck Cammas maintaining his substantial lead in the Route du Rhum’s Ultim

Attrition sets in

The Route du Rhum saw its first major casualty yesterday when Oman Air Majan broke her main beam cau

Will north or south pay?

The two Route du Rhum tactics, going north or south of the Azores high, are now playing out but it is still too early to say how the two scenarios will pan out.

The high divide

The Route du Rhum – La Banque Postale set sail from St Malo yesterday and now into brisk 20+ knot northerlies so the leaders in the Ultimate class are already most of the way to Cape Finister

Two days to go

With the Route du Rhum due to set sail so we publish our form guide for the Ultimate Class (see

Light weather race

While Esimit Europa 2 claimed line honours in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, last ni

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