This is definitely not the Volvo Ocean race we envisioned. How good is your shore crew? It is drama of another kind.
Meanwhile Banque Populaire V is at 50 degrees south speeding along watching for icebergs.
Banque Populaire V now has a lead of 1030 miles over the ghost of Groupama, the present holder of the record around the world. I remember when Geromino, with Olivier de Kerusauson, had a 7 day lead closing on France, less than a thousand miles, and do not finish in the limit.