Tag Archives: Jean-Pierre Dick

‘I’d Go Faster if I Had a Keel’ – Dramatic Dash to the Finish in the Vendée Globe

François Gabart sailing MCIF in the Vendée Globe is less than 700 miles from the finish line, 76 days after setting out in the singled-handed around-the-world race. Armel Le Cléac´h sailing Banque Populaire is roughly one hundred miles behind Gabart.  The third place contender, Jean-Pierre Dick … Continue reading

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Vendée Globe: Leaders Cross the Equator & ‘Gutek’ Retires due to Autopilot Failures

The six boats leading in the Vendée Globe non-stop round-the-world single-handed yacht race have all crossed the equator and are heading for the Southern Ocean.  The leaders are, respectively – Armel Le Cléac´h,  François Gabart, Bernard Stamm, Vincent Riou, Jean-Pierre Dick, and Alex Thomson.  Meanwhile, Zbigniew Gutikowski, … Continue reading

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