Vendée Globe: problem aboard Hugo Boss, Alex Thomson in slow motion – Vendée Globe

The Briton detected a “possible structural problem” on his monohull on Saturday evening.

Alex Thomson informed his team on Saturday evening that his Hugo Boss monohull was in the grip of “a possible structural problem”. The British skipper, who is 800 miles east of Rio de Janeiro, is in contact with the engineers and architects of his boat to consider repairs. His team specifies that the sailor is safe. The pace of the Welshman dropped with a speed of 6.5 knots this Sunday morning. Charlie Dalin took the opportunity to take 2nd place on Apivia. Thomas Rouillard is still the leader with a 38.5 mile lead at the helm of LinkedOut.

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