Wednesday, January 20, 2021. They come back strong, very strong in the transom Charlie Dalin ( Apivia ), current leader of this 9 th edition. The rookie of the event pushes his machine to the maximum despite foiling problems and sticks as close as possible to the wind to reduce the distance that separates him from Sables-d'Olonne.
Louis Burton ( Bureau Vallée 2 ), a time runner-up in this crazy climb up the Atlantic points more to the west, 143 nautical miles away, while Boris Herrmann ( Seaexplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco ), who wears the colors from the Principality of Monaco, 114 nautical miles from the leader, ahead of Thomas Rettant by a bow ( LinkedOut ).
Uncertainty after 73 days of racing
They are approaching at full speed the Vendé...