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Dalin again chief, Herrmann on the podium

Charlie Dalin (Apivia) is as soon as again main the fleet at 9:00 am this Friday. Le Havrais leads Louis Burton (Bureau Vallée 2) by 20 miles. New of the day: Boris Herrmann (SeaExplorer-Yacht Membership de Monaco) was invited to the podium, 38 miles from Dalin.

The struggle was already raging on this Vendée Globe. Simply as the suspense had gained much more depth in current days. Friday, nevertheless, the arrival of a brand new boat on the provisional podium gave much more spice to this remaining dash, something however stingy in twists and turns. So whereas Charlie Dalin (Apivia) leads the dance again, 20 miles forward of Louis Burton (Bureau Vallée 2), Boris Herrmann (SeaExplorer-Yacht Membership de Monaco) is in flip invited to the entrance trio. Like his rivals, the German, creator of a reasonably unimaginable comeback to get again on the heels (38 miles from Dalin) of the greatest, can subsequently now additionally dream of ultimate victory.

This hope is all the extra reliable since the skipper is a type of who took half in Kevin Escoffier’s restoration operation on December 1st. Like Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) to call however one, he’ll subsequently get well a very long time after the end (6 hours to be exact). The previous chief who has continued to say no in the standings since being dislodged from first place by Dalin has, in the meantime, fallen additional. Sixth, 95 miles behind the chief now, he’ll however profit from greater than 10 hours of compensation (10 hours and 15 minutes) at the end line. Which nonetheless makes him the digital winner of this world tour to today.

Verify-in at 9:00 a.m. (French time) – Friday January 15, 2021
1- Charlie Dalin (FRA / Apivia *) 3,852.18 miles from the end
2- Louis Burton (FRA / Bureau Vallée 2 *) 20.56 miles behind the chief
3- Boris Herrmann (ALL / SeaExplorer-Yacht Membership de Monaco) at 38.34
4- Thomas Rouillard (FRA / LinkedOut *) at 41.84
5- Damien Seguin (FRA / Apicil Group) at 50.04
6- Yannick Bestaven (FRA / Maître CoQ IV *) at 95.69
7- Benjamin Dutreux (FRA / Omia-Water Household) at 159.54
8- Giancarlo Pedote (ITA / Prysmian Group *) at 183.51
9- Jean Le Cam (FRA / Sure We Cam!) At 227.88
10- Maxime Sorel (FRA / V and B-Mayenne) at 537.86

For having participated in the restoration operation of Kevin Escoffier, three sailors will profit from compensation on arrival, which will probably be diminished by their race time:

– Jean Le Cam (Sure We Cam!) Will get well 16 hours and 15 minutes
– Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) will get well 10 hours and 15 minutes
– Boris Herrmann (SeaExplorer-Yacht Membership de Monaco) will get well 6 hours

Let’s hand over:
Nicolas Troussel (FRA / Corum L’Epargne *): dismasting, after 7 days of racing
Alex Thomson (GBR / Hugo Boss *): rudder injury, after 20 days of racing
Kevin Escoffier (FRA / PRB *): waterway, after 22 days of racing
Sébastien Simon (FRA / Arkéa-Paprec *): foil broken after assembly with a UFO, after 25 days of racing
Samantha Davies (GBR / Initiatives-Cœur *): keel broken, after 26 days of racing
Fabrice Amedeo (FRA / Newrest – Artwork et Fenêtres *): pc injury, after 33 days of racing
Isabelle Joschke (FRA-ALL / MACSF): broken keel, after 62 days of racing

* boat geared up with foils

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