Sportsmanlike conduct has been on display at the start of the Vendee Globe.
Skipper Miranda Merron took a moment during a hectic day of resetting her rig to remember the moment the guns fell silent on Armistice Day, ending World War I.
“Mark a minute of silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Silent most of the day. Hoist a reaching sail, drop the storm jib, go nowhere for a while since there is ...more
Weather systems create wind that’s the fuel for the boats of the Vendee Globe 2020-21. Skippers must be expert forecasters and navigators to chart a course near favorable winds. But not so close to heavy weather that their boats, brains and bodies become fatigued. An up-to-the-moment forecast of wind strength, waves and barometric pressure is available via this link to the noted weather site, passageweather.com.
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