Rapid turnover in Vendee Globe lead

Loick Peyron is leading the Vendee Globe again, taking first place from Yann Eliès, who took the lead himself only eight hours earlier.

From vendeeglobe.org:

Peyron’s option in the north has seen more breeze, and a steadier breeze, while to the south there is a small anticyclone bubble which is giving lighter winds which the likes of Dick and Golding are going to be affected by, before they can reap some of the usual benefit of the more southerly lane.

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By Ocean Navigator