Clipper Race: Storm Pastes Fleet:
(June 8, 2016; Day 8) – Tropical Storm Colin blasted over the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet, packing a little more punch than forecasted yesterday. Winds gusting 70 knots, and exhilarating surfing speeds into the high 20s, provided a thrilling show in the Atlantic Ocean. Full report.
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Jérémie Beyou wins NY-Vendee Race:
(June 8, 2016) – Jérémie Beyou (Maître CoQ) has won the inaugural 2016 New York – Vendée (Les Sables d’Olonne) Race. Beyou (FRA) crossed the finish line off Les Sables d’Olonne this afternoon at 14:37:52 (French time), holding off the challenge from his fellow French sailor, Sébastien Josse (Edmond de Rothschild), who finished in second at 17:06:49 (French time) and Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) who finished in third at 18:43:33 (French time). Full report.
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