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Wednesday at 1500 cet

After the postponement was made official a formal announcement has been made to have the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre on Wednesday the 2nd of November at 1500 local time. This allows the worst of a massive depression, described as a “bomb” by the race meteorologist, to dissipate before we head off. We will still be starting the race in windy and squally conditions with a confused sea state. However these conditions are what we all should be prepared to expect while heading out across the North Atlantic in November and they do not pose the risk that starting on Sunday did. Here is a screenshot of a weather file showing the “bomb” that caused the postponement. It is the same storm that dropped feet of wet snow in northern New England wreaking havoc in that region.

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