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Golden Globe Race

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede still has a solid hold on the lead, despite damage sustained to Matmut's mast during the Southern Ocean. © Christophe Favreau / Matmut / PPL

Istvan Kopar rounded Cape Horn at 19:00 UTC yesterday, giving the 65-year old American/Hungarian a perfect New Year boost. To have got this far has been a triumph over adversity in every sense since the start from Les Sables d’Olonne on July 1st last year. Kopar’s Tradewind 35 Puffin has suffered continued self-steering issues from Day 1 that led him ...

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