Vendee Globe - 1330 - 28/12/00

Mark Chisnell reports as the weather continues to taunt the leaders

Thursday December 28th 2000, Author: Mark Chisnell, Location: United Kingdom
Weather at 0400, 28/12/00

More tests to come for tired minds and bodies.

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Rankings (0600 GMT except where stated, Thursday 28/12, with Distances to Finish from Race Office)

1 PRB (Desjoyeaux) 54S 179.2E 10906 nm
2 SILL Matines La Potagère (Jourdain) 55S 173.3E +169 nm
3 Kingfisher (MacArthur) 53.4S 168.4E +359 nm
4 Active Wear (Thiercelin) (at 05:00 GMT) 52.5S 162.5E +558 nm
5 Sodebo (Coville) 55.2S 158.5E +633 nm
6 Union Bancaire Privée (Wavre) 53S 154.3E +831 nm
7 Whirlpool (Chabaud) 52.2S 151.5E +937 nm
8 Solidaires (Dubois) 50.6S 150.5E +1006 nm
9 EBP EspritPME Gartmore (Hall) 50.4S 143E +1273 nm
10 Aquitaine Innovations (Parlier) 52.2S 130.4E +1605 nm
11 Voila.fr (Gallay) 49.5S 126.4E +1790 nm
12 VM Matériaux (Carpentier) 50.1S 125.5E +1840 nm

Other British
15 Team Group 4 (Goldi ng) 47.5S 98.1E +2792 nm

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