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Vendee Globe - Wounded Golding to keep moving toward the finish - Sail World

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Sail World Vendee Globe - Wounded Golding to keep moving toward the finish Sail World In the Vendee Globe, after the news released on 29 January at 22:30 GMT that Mike Golding, skipper of Gamesa, had problems with the keel pivot fairing, Golding...
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A Worldwide Race Has a Winner, but Is Not Over - New York Times

A Worldwide Race Has a Winner, but Is Not Over - New York Times | Vendee Globe2012 | Scoop.it
A Worldwide Race Has a Winner, but Is Not Over
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The Vendée Globe is very difficult.
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Vendee Globe: Victory for Francois Gabart, North Sails, and 3Di techno - Sail World

Vendee Globe: Victory for Francois Gabart, North Sails, and 3Di techno - Sail World | Vendee Globe2012 | Scoop.it
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Vendee Globe: Victory for Francois Gabart, North Sails, and 3Di techno
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Over the past three years, North Sails 3Di technology has won the Barcelona World Race, the Volvo Ocean Race, and now the Vendee Globe.
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Vendee Globe - Thomson rounds Cape Horn, leaders avoid pitfalls - Sail World

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Sail World Vendee Globe - Thomson rounds Cape Horn, leaders avoid pitfalls Sail World In the Vendee Globe, South of the front three boats, Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) triumphantly rounded Cape Horn early this morning at 0238 GMT in a 25 knot wind,...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 55 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Jean-Pierre Dick passes Cape Horn. In third place Jean-Pierre Dick, worried about the presence of ice, passed Cape Horn for his fifth time at 0440hrs (UTC) this morning. Meantime the two Vendée Globe leaders François ...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 51 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Lucky 13 into 2013? Challenges all the way to the finish line. Le Cléac'h, Gabart will look out for each other in Cape Horn ice zone. It is the Southern Oceans, the successive challenges of the Indian Ocean and then the Pacific ...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 52 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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New Year, no change? Leaders at Cape Horn tomorrow night. 2013 may well start with the status quo intact. There seems little chance of any immediate change in the ranking order on the Vendée Globe even if Bernard ...
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Vendee Globe - Tough times into the Pacific - Sail World

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In the Vendee Globe, since Alessandro Di Benedetto (Team Plastique) passed into the Pacific Ocean this morning at 0510hrs - all thirteen skippers have been racing in the same ocean.
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Vendee Globe: Francois Gabart sets new Cape Horn record - Telegraph.co.uk

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Telegraph.co.uk Vendee Globe: Francois Gabart sets new Cape Horn record Telegraph.co.uk Four years ago, Gabart had never stepped foot on an IMOCA Open 60 before, yet under the guidance of doyen Michel Desjoyeaux, who is now his project manager, he...
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Alex Thomson's Vendee Globe Update: Day 52 - Sportsvibe

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Alex Thomson's Vendee Globe Update: Day 52 Sportsvibe While the majority of us are returning to routine following a week or two of Christmas respite, the same cannot be said about Alex Thomson, who has spent the festive period crossing the Southern...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 49 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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A spell of more peaceful life in the Pacific is proving something of a welcomed tonic for the two Vendée Globe leaders. Despite the fact that Armel Le Cléac'h and François Gabart - side be side just three miles apart - have ...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 45 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 45. Update in progress. By Vendée Globe Media today at 3:32 pm 24 December 2012. Tanguy de Lamotte's Christmas Dinner on Initiatives Coeur during the Vendée Globe 2012-2013.
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Vendee Globe - It's a Merry Christmas as Le Cléac'h claims narrow lead - Sail World

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Sail World Vendee Globe - It's a Merry Christmas as Le Cléac'h claims narrow lead Sail World In the Vendee Globe, it was the night before Christmas when the top two skippers exchanged positions once more, Armel Le Cléac'h taking over the lead by a...
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Alex Thomson “Hugo Boss” placing third in the 7th Vendee Globe ...

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English skipper Alex Thomson sprays champagne on his monohull “Hugo Boss” placing third in the 7th edition of the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world race Photo: AFP/GETTY. Thomson, 38, from Gosport, Hampshire, has ...
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Vendee Globe - Safe and sound - Sail World

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... not find any signs of hypothermia and at the military base in Terceira. The Spanish sailor was further examined by doctors.
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Mike Golding completes third Vendée Globe race - The Independent

Mike Golding completes third Vendée Globe race - The Independent | Vendee Globe2012 | Scoop.it
The Independent Mike Golding completes third Vendée Globe race The Independent After over 88 days at sea, Mike Golding completed his third Vendée Globe solo round the world race and his sixth circumnavigation of the planet, crossing the line in...
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Vendee Globe - Jury President speaks on Stamm appeal + Video - Sail World

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Bernard Bonneau (President of the International Jury) today on Vendée Globe LIVE said, 'We received an email yesterday from Bernard asking us to reopen his case.
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 54 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Disqualified Stamm will not give up the fight. Stamm pledges to get case reopened and will try to reach Les Sables d'Olonne. After being informed that he has been disqualified from the Vendée Globe solo non stop around the ...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 50 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing.
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 52 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Resolutions, resolve and relief at Cape Horn. Gabart and Le Cléac'h at Cape Horn Tuesday evening. Cape Horn, and the left turn up the Atlantic has always represented some kind of deliverance for Vendée Globe skippers.
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 53 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Alex Thomson is in the same configuration and he's facing the same problems. The thing is, these hydrogenerators need to be trialled and tested in real race conditions, but only the Vendée Globe provides situations where ...
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Yachting: Swiss skipper disqualified from Vendee Globe - Channel News Asia

Yachting: Swiss skipper disqualified from Vendee Globe - Channel News Asia | Vendee Globe2012 | Scoop.it
World Radio Switzerland Yachting: Swiss skipper disqualified from Vendee Globe Channel News Asia PARIS: Swiss skipper Bernard Stamm has been disqualified from the solo, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race the Vendee Globe for receiving assistance,...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 50 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Port La Fôret in the Pacific? Two leaders race in sight of each other. As the two leaders of the Vendée Globe, François Gabart and Armel Le Cléac'h, set up to pass the eighth and final safety gate of the course, after nearly 50 ...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 44 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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Bernard Stamm (Cheminées Poujoulat) was forced to use his engine in order to navigate to a mooring at the Auckland Islands on Sunday morning (his evening), but the Vendée Globe race office indicated that he will be allowed to do this under the race...
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Vendée Globe 2012-2013 - Day 46 - Yachts and Yachting Online

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British skipper Alex Thomson will doubtless have mixed feelings about his Christmas on the Vendée Globe, but he too has not been exactly hanging around. Quickest overnight of the fleet, Thomson will be quietly content that, ...
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