They have been sailing for less than six days but many are out of the race - here's the list

This is a list of those boats and crews in the Route de Rhum that have retired, been rescued, returned to make repairs or just given up.

Groupama  (Franck Cammas) Capsize.  Banque Covefi  (Bertrand De Broc) Gives up solo-sailing. Eure & Loir-Lorenove  (Francis Joyon) Capsize. TIM  (Giovanni Soldini) Structural problems. Gitana X  (Lionel Lemonchois) Broken mast. E-Sat/Tri Séléctif  (Pascal Quintin) Electrical and various damage. Chaleur Fioul Elan  (Didier Le Villain)  Electrical problems. Apics A3S  (Christophe Huchet);  Collision with a freighter. La Rage de Vivre  (Loïc Pochet) Collision with a freighter. VMI  (Sébastien Josse) Dismasting. Temenos  (Dominique Wavre) Damage to the foresails. Rexona Men  (Yvan Bourgnon) Capsize. Virbac  (Jean-Pierre Dick) Dismasting, en route to La Coruña. Fujifilm  (Loïck Peyron) Damaged starboard float, skipper on a freighter. Sopra Group  (Philippe Monnet) Capsize. République Dominicaine (Yannick Bestaven) Keel problems. Groupe France Epargne )Patrick Morvan) Leak and electrical problems. Hellomoto (Conrad Humphreys) Dismasted. Sodebo (Thomas Coville) Structural problems to the float and beam, en route to Lisbon.

Technical stopovers Elie Canivenc, Leasecom-imag : in Vigo. Défi Vendéen (Jean-François Durand), en route to the Sables d’Olonne to repair a leak.  Hopes to head back out to sea.Jean Luc Nélias (Belgacom) in Port La Forêt, Frédéric Le Peutrec ( Bayer CropScience) in La Trinité.  Jean Le Cam (Bonduelle) in Camaret, awaiting better weather conditions.Restarted Alain Grinda (Fantasy Forest) has left Roscoff.