Sam Manuard leader of second leg of the Mini Transat has broken his mast

It has been confirmed, Sam Manuard leader of second leg of the Mini Transat has broken his mast. Looking certain of an overall with an 80-mile lead over Armel Tripon yesterday, Manuard’s mast came tumbling down while speeding downwind in 30 knots of wind.

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