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QUANTUM KEY WEST RACE WEEK January 16th - 20th, Key West - Florida | Photo ©Martinez Studio General Sail 

52 Super Series: Platoon = Azzurra

As we enter the pen­ul­tim­ate day of the Quan­tum Key West Race Week, Pla­toon and Azur­ra lead the over­all stand­ings tied with 31 points. The Provezza comes soon after with 32 points and Rán Racing appears in 4th with 36 points. If on the second day there was no big sur­prise, with Gla­di­at­or win­ning the first race and Quan­tum Racing to win the second, the same did not hap­pen in the third day (Janu­ary 18) where we can say that it was the “Rook­ie day” . In fact, on the first day…

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Vendée Globe - Armel Le Cleac'h - Banque Populaire VIII | Photo ©Y. Zedda General Sail 

12 hours will decide the Vendée Globe winer.

After 73 days of jour­ney and with less than 400nm to the end, we can say the big decision wil be in the next 12 hours. A hight pres­sure center puts Le Cleac’h and Thom­som in the way of the Brit­ish Island and both com­pet­it­ors are sail­ing in a ridge of hight pres­sure with very irreg­u­lar winds. Ban­que Pop­u­laire VIII should slow down in the ridge of high pres­sure dur­ing the day while Hugo Boss should have a little more wind for a few hours.From this even­ing, both com­pet­it­ors will have the same con­di­tions, that is 10…

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