Desjoyeaux wins Vendee Globe

French skipper Michel Desjoyeaux has won the Vendee Globe.  Desjoyeaux completed the singlehanded non-stop circumnavigation in 84 days, three hours, nine minutes, and eight seconds, beating the previous record by three days.  He wins a prize of €150,000.

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Roland Jourdain, in second place, 1,400 NM behind Desjoyeaux, has abandoned the race due to keel damage. 

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