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Vendee Globe News

The competitors of the Vendee Globe are now 25 days in to the race. MACIF sailor Francois Gabart is currently leading, with Hampshire sailors Alex Thomson in 4th and Mike Golding in 5th place as they make their way through The Southern Ocean.

The sea conditions are testing for the sailors with water temperatures of -2 to 10 degrees, fast moving weather systems and changeable conditions in addition to wave heights that often exceed 12 feet.

You can follow how all the sailors are getting on through the Vendee Globe Website, which gives live updates on ranking, weather, competitors blogs and any other interesting news.