Vendee Globe 2016

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  1. Doug Lord
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  3. SukiSolo
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    Just to let folks know there is a new tracker which does not require as much RAM. Well it's actually the old tracker from the 2012 I suspect. Anyway it works fine. Here's the link.


    http://tracking2016.vendeeglobe.org/gv5ip0/
     
  4. Doug Lord
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    Thanks, Suki-thats pretty interesting-it works well!
     
  7. Doug Lord
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    Alex Thomson in "Hugo Boss" has worked himself back up to third place after being down to 8th or 9th yesterday..... Go Alex!
     
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    Alex is in second place and doing 23 knots. Go Hugo Boss!
    UPDATE-12:14-Eastern--Alex has taken the lead!
     
  11. Doug Lord
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    Vendee-- On Board Hugo Boss

    Water in the engine!
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    Alex-Day 7-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEt8xAOq9MQ
     
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  15. Doug Lord
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    Alex is 86.9 miles ahead of second place this morning! The others seem to be bunched up. Going to be interesting to see what happens in the doldrums....
     
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