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Arkema Capsize on the Route du Rhum

French skipper Lalou Roucayrol has capsized on his Multi50 Arkema at around 06:30hrs UTC this morning (Weds) while racing in fourth place in the Route du Rhum-Destination Gaudeloupe approximately 1000 miles east of Guadeloupe.
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Golden Globe Race - Slats gains after Den Heede pitchpole

Second placed Mark Slats sailing the Rustler 36 Ohpen Maverick has taken more than 500 miles out of Van Den Heede’s lead over the past week.
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Route du Rhum - Less than 1000nm to go for Thomson

Armel Tripon and Alex Thomson should be the next to finish the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe. The leaders of the Multi50 and IMOCA fleets are only 115 nautical miles apart.
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Joyon wins Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe

Francis Joyon snatched victory in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, finishing just 7 min and 8 secs ahead of Francois Gabart after overtaking him in the last miles of the race.
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Route du Rhum - Gabart on course to smash race record

With less than 800 nm to sail to the finish of the 2018 Route du Rhum he French sailor François Gabart is on course not only to win the ULTIME class but to smash the outright race record.
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Golden Globe Race leader to continue in race

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, who suffered a knock-down on Monday 5 November, has decided to continue in the race back to Les Sables d’Olonne.
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Route du Rhum - Thomson powers on

British skipper Alex Thomson on Hugo Boss, who has led the IMOCA fleet since the first morning, is now more than 80 miles ahead of second-placed Paul Meilhat on SMA after taking a route 150 miles to the west of his rivals.
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Route du Rhum - Banque Populaire IX capsizes

Latest reports for the Route du Rhum fleet continue with news of the capsize by French former Vendée Globe winner, Armel Le Cléac’h, on board Maxi SoloBanque Populaire IX.
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Route du Rhum - A third of fleet head for land

The first 24hrs of racing have seen over a third of the fleet head for land and the worst of the weather and sea state is yet to come.
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Golden Globe Race - Leader suffers knock-down and mast damage

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has reported that he has suffered a knock-down and mast damage.