Boats at the Transat Jacques Vabre faced another gale: in addition to the withdrawals of Edmond de Rothschild, Safran and the breakdown of Hugo Boss, among the IMOCA 60s, Kito de Pavant and Yann Regniau’s Bastide Otio was also added, which is now heading to Portugal. Among the Multi 50s, of note is the abandonment of La French Tech Rennes Saint-Malo by Gilles Lamiré and Yvan Bourgnon (with Pedote and Erwan Le Roux moving up to second on FenetreA Prysmian). Among the Class 40 out of Bretagne – Credit Mutuel Elite of Nicolas Troussel and Corentin Horeau, one of the protagonists of the first hour. It seems that those who push too hard then pay dearly for it. In the meantime, let’s take a look at these beautiful photos from aboard in the midst of the storm….