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Vendée Globe: Alex Thomson rounded Cape Horn at 1142 hrs UTC on Christmas Day

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Alex Thomson rounded Cape Horn at 1142 hrs UTC on Christmas Day  

The British sailor on Hugo Boss took 48 days 23 hours and 40 minutes to sail from Les Sables d'Olonne, where the race started on 6th November. He rounded the legendary cape one day 23 hours and eight minutes after Banque Populaire VIII (Armel Le Cléac'h).