PORTRAIT – The neophyte battles at the forefront in his category. Verdict this Thursday.
Special envoy aboard the “express” boat
In the 6 p.m. rankings, this Tuesday, Élodie Bonafous (Quéguiner-La Vie en Rose) still led the fleet in the 3 and final stage of Solitaire du Figaro Paprec, ahead of Alexis Loison and Gaston Morvan. Previously, the fight from the Breton point had been intense in crossing the Bay of Biscay, under spinnaker and at a good pace, choosing the right angle towards the buoy anchored at the latitude of Hourtin. This must be reached at the beginning of the evening, before the ascent towards Piriac-sur-Mer, final port of this 54th edition. The leaders of the general clification after two stages were at loggerheads. Basile Bourgon, Corentin Horeau and Loïs Berrehar staying within 1 mile in this final stage. It was not yet time to mark his opponents for the leader.
A childhood with wet feet
On the rookie side, Pierre Daniellot (Team Vendée Training) was in a fight with his friend Benoît Tuduri (Capso On the Run) with whom he will compete in the next Transat Jacque…