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Jean-Pierre Nicol, 17th in Dieppe

Jean-Pierre Nicol arrived in Dieppe this evening (Saturday 22nd June) at the end of the fourth and final leg of the Solitaire du Figaro, which began in Roscoff. A fast and furious leg, where genericviagra4sexlife.com the conditions (wind plus current) always favoured the frontrunners with leg victory going to Adrien Hardy, while Yann Elies in second place, took overall victory.

The skipper of Bernard Controls online cialis crossed the finishing line in 17th place, at 21:56:20 UTC (23:56:20 CET). His race time: 2 days, 10 hours, 56 minutes and 20 seconds at an average speed of 8.82 knots.

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High speed sailing along the coast of England

When this morning (Saturday) we see Jean-Pierre Nicol sailing alongside Frédéric Duthil, the overall leader in the event, we might be tempted to believe that all is well. Except that Frédéric Duthil’s position is now under threat, as he is some 23 miles behind the group of six boats at the front, which include his main rivals, like Xavier Macaire, Yann Eliès and Morgan Lagravière… These are the three frontrunners this morning, with around twenty miles to go to reach the Needles, at the Western tip of the Isle of Wight. This is the final mark on the English side More >


Jean-Pierre Nicol keeping with up the pace in the Four Channel

Jean-Pierre Nicol is maintaining the pace in this final leg of the Solitaire du Figaro between Roscoff and Dieppe via a loop in the Iroise Sea and a passage along the English coast. This morning (Friday) after the first night at sea, the skipper of Bernard Controls is up with the pack: around half of the fleet, 19 boats to be precise (3 have retired, 37 remain in the race) are within a mile of each other. In other words, there is no major gap within this group and the positions vary all the time among the frontruners as the More >


Jean-Pierre Nicol raring to go in the final leg of the Solitaire

Jean-Pierre Nicol set off at 1100hrs UTC (1300hrs CET) this Thursday on the fourth leg of the Solitaire du Figaro between Roscoff and Dieppe. The rocky coastline of Northern Brittany, the tidal currents in the Four and Sein channels, a strong wind along the coast of Southern England and a very rough Channel crossing lie ahead: the 520-mile course looks like it is going to be challenging technically and physically. But that is not worrying the skipper of Bernard Controls, who is determined to finish in style in Normandy.

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