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    Published on 11-23-2020 10:23 AM




    In this video just landed Alex Thomson takes us into the front of HUGO BOSS and shows the extent of the damage to the internal ...
    Published on 11-22-2020 12:43 PM
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    British Vendée Globe skipper Alex Thomson has today been forced to slow his HUGO BOSS to a crawl as he attempts to make a technical repair to a longitudinal beam in the bow of his IMOCA 60.

    Thomson alerted his team to the problem around 1900hrs TU Saturday evening after a routine inspection raised immediate concerns as he raced south-eastwards towards the Southern Ocean part of the leading trio of boats racing south-eastwards some 850 nautical miles east of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
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    Published on 11-22-2020 12:25 AM
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    HUGO BOSS is making slowed speeds SE’wards down the race course early this morning after Alex Thomson’s team last night alerted Race Direction of the Vendée Globe to a possible structural issue on board Thomson’s black and pink ...
    Published on 11-20-2020 11:17 AM
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    Risky Route to the South?
    Big Split To Advantage Top Three
    Comebacks Are In

    Racing at the latitude of Salvador de Bahia, Brazil this morning British skipper Alex Thomson, leader of the Vendée Globe, today emphasized that he feels under no pressure from his nearest two French rivals Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) and Charlie Dalin (Apivia) who have both cut miles from his lead ...
    Published on 11-19-2020 04:37 PM
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    Alex Thomson ( HUGO BOSS ) still in the lead although having conceded ground on Thomas Reyant ( LinkedOut ) and Charlie Dalin ( Apivia ); unanswered questions about the leader's tempo; three IMOCAs with "straight drifts" already in the southern hemisphere; Nicolas Troussel safely ... Here is information for this 11 th day of the Vendée Globe.

    For a few hours, a doubt floated in the bow of HUGO BOSS . In fact, in 48 hours, between crossing the equator as the leader, with 78 miles ahead of LinkedOut , his runner-up , and ...
    Published on 11-18-2020 12:59 PM
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    By crossing the demarcation line between the two hemispheres this Wednesday November 18 at 2:19 p.m., Alex Thomson is far from improving the reference time: the skipper of HUGO BOSS thus took 9 days 23 hours 59 minutes to reach the equator at the start des Sables d'Olonne. His pursuers are now more than one hundred miles (except for Thomas Rettant and Charlie Dalin), or even more than ...
    Published on 11-18-2020 12:13 PM
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    Alex Thomson has successfully crossed the equator into the southern hemisphere, as he maintains his lead in the Vendée Globe.

    The HUGO BOSS skipper crossed the equator at 13:19 UTC today (Wednesday 18th November) after 9 days, 23 hours ...
    Published on 11-17-2020 04:41 PM


    Alex Thomson Racing

    Destination: The Doldrums! ��



    [Day 9 VG2020]
    Jérémie Beyou (Charal) has finally taken to the sea. He past through the Sables d'Olonne Channel a second time to the cheers ...
    Published on 11-17-2020 02:57 PM
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    While Nicolas Troussel is motoring slowly into a lumpy sea, his Vendée Globe abandoned after his mast was broken early yesterday morning, this afternoon in bright sunshine and light winds off Les Sables d’Olonne, Jérémie Beyou was resuscitating his own race, restarting some 2,700 nautical miles behind leader Alex Thomson who was negotiating the first hours of his Doldrums passage on HUGO BOSS.




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    Published on 11-16-2020 06:06 PM
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    The Schuss Downhill To The Doldrums


    Passing 250 miles west of the Cape Verde islands during last night Alex Thomson has the accelerator down on HUGO BOSS on the fast flight south trying to extend on the Vendée Globe rivals who are chasing him. Flying downwind at average speeds of more than 20kts, HUGO BOSS is more than 75 miles ahead of Jean Le Cam and 139 miles up on third placed Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut)




    Overnight the British skipper has largely held his margin on the hard pressing peloton although Charlie Dalin (Apivia) who has miles to catch up after a conservative option at storm Theta– joking yesterday ‘hold on lads I am coming I am putting on more coal – made the greatest overnight miles at 144nms ...
    Published on 11-16-2020 10:40 AM
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    This afternoon, at a press conference, Jérémie Beyou, skipper of Charal announced that he will start racing tomorrow, Tuesday afternoon.

    "It's a little weird to answer the shifts off the boat but I will soon be able to take them on board because thanks to the work accomplished over the last few days, ...
    Published on 11-16-2020 09:02 AM
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    CORUM L'Épargne, a major player in savings solutions, announces the dismasting of the CORUM L'Épargne, skippered by Nicolas Troussel and engaged in this 9th Vendée Globe.


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    Published on 11-14-2020 09:48 AM
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    After tackling Storm Theta, Alex Thomson races south towards the equator.

    After a week of racing in the Vendée Globe, Alex now heads south after passing through Storm Theta yesterday in some challenging conditions. The routing had HUGO ...
    Published on 11-13-2020 10:07 AM
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    It has been a profitable night south of the Azores for Alex Thomson as the British skipper opened miles on the pack which are chasing him as they head south to deal with Theta the tropical storm which is in their path.

    The solo skipper of HUGO ...