13 November 2012

Vendee Globe yacht retires after hitting trawler

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Vendee Globe yacht retires after hitting trawler
RENNES, France — Groupe Bel, one of the boats competing in the solo, non-stop round-the-world yacht race the Vendee Globe, was forced to pull out of the event on Monday after a collision with a trawler. Skipper Kito de Pavant, who was unharmed in the...

Vendee Globe - High traffic spells high alert through second night
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Following a rapid passage across the Bay of Biscay since Saturday's start of the Vendée Globe, the Portuguese coast is passing at good speeds for the leading group in brisk tradewinds conditions. In the busy shipping area, a state of high alert has ...

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Vendee Globe - Bitter conclusion for Kito De Pavant
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'I am cursed. The Vendée Globe is not for me.' That was the conclusion of the intensely disappointed Kito de Pavant this Monday afternoon, despairing at the harsh reality that his challenge to complete the Vendée Globe is, again, very prematurely over.

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Vendée Globe 2012-2013: Kito de Pavant latest casualty in Vendee Globe as ...
Vendée Globe 2012-2013: Kito de Pavant latest casualty in Vendee Globe as Alex Thomson leads British hopes. The Vendee Globe is only two days old yet already its audience is hooked following a stream of dramas and incidents with the latest casualty ...


Vendée Globe 2012 : Dominique Wavre - Mirabaud, le départ
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Présentation de Dominique Wavre, skipper de Mirabaud, lors de son passage dans le chenal des Sables, en partance pour le Vendée Globe Challenge 2012. Plus sur http://wizdeo.com/s/tvvendee . Pour exploitation TV, droits réservés, nous contacter sur...

GB trio start Vendee Globe race - BBC.com
Three British sailors set sail on Saturday aiming to win the ultimate yachting prize - theVendee Globe solo non-stop around-the-world race.

Gabart leads the Biscay speed test - Vendée Globe 2012-2013
Rather than the strong gales which often prevail on the Bay of Biscay it was irregular, unsettled winds and big squalls which set a high work rate for the solo ...

Samantha Davies: 'My partner's Vendée Globe will be harder than ...
It will be difficult to leave her baby son behind but La Petite Anglaise tells Sean Ingle is ready again to face one of the toughest tests in sport, the Vendée Globe.

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Alex Thomson is readying himself to embark on one of the most gruelling sporting challenges in the world today – the solo round-the-world race, the Vendée ...

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