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Vendee Globe Leader 117 miles from finish

by Vendee Globe Media on 10 Feb 2001
At the 06:00 position report this morning, race leader Michel Desjoyeaux had just 117 miles to go to the finish.
Currently travelling at 11.3 knots, this means he should finish in Les Sable D'Olonne at around 16:00 GMT today.

Second placed Ellen MacArthur is currently just under 300 miles from the finish and should reach Les Sables
d'Olonne on Sunday afternoon.

Latest rankings:

Rank / Boat / Lat. / Long. / Dist. to finsih / Dist. to leader / Heading / Speed

1 PRB (Desjoyeaux) On Feb, 10 at 06:00 UT 45.56 4.29 117 0 73 11.2
2 Kingfisher (MacArthur) On Feb, 10 at 06:02 UT 44.16 11.02 412 295 82 14.7
3 SILL Matines La Potagère (Jourdain) On Feb, 10 at 05:13 UT 37.43 24.38 1125 1008 51 18.2
4 Active Wear (Thiercelin) On Feb, 10 at 06:01 UT 39.23 32.54 1421 1304 46 11.9
5 Union Bancaire Privée (Wavre) On Feb, 10 at 04:36 UT 24.4 33.22 1990 1873 10 7.
6 Sodebo (Coville) On Feb, 10 at 06:02 UT 24.42 33.35 2005 1888 42 6.06
7 Whirlpool (Chabaud) On Feb, 10 at 06:01 UT 18.06 35.23 2380 2263 357 10.3
8 Team Group 4 (Golding) On Feb, 10 at 04:00 UT -0.2 33.03 3318 3201 318 5.18
9 EBP EspritPME Gartmore (Hall) On Feb, 10 at 04:01 UT -1.01 33.05 3349 3232 18 6.86
10 Voila.fr (Gallay) On Feb, 10 at 04:00 UT -2.38 33.35 3447 3330 5 9.2
11 VM Matériaux (Carpentier) On Feb, 10 at 04:00 UT -9.21 34.09 3843 3726 28 8.84
12 Nord Pas de Calais - Chocolats du Monde (Seeten) On Feb, 10 at 04:00 UT -10.53 34.27 3935 3818 13 8.92
13 Aquarelle.com (Bianchetti) On Feb, 10 at 04:00 UT -29.08 40.14 5078 4961 360 8.87
14 Aquitaine Innovations (Parlier) On Feb, 10 at 06:01 UT -49.37 58 6565 6448 44 8.74
15 DDP - 60ieme Sud (Munduteguy) On Feb, 10 at 05:00 UT -56.24 67.24 7116 6999 101 8.44
16 Wind Telecommunicazioni (de Gregorio) On Feb, 10 at 05:00 UT -52.14 97.32 8210 8093 115 7.15

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