The Doldrums

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As you heard in the latest interview No Way Back is now heading towards the doldrums.

The Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, nicknamed the Doldrums by sailors, is a meteorological site that varies widely, both in its East-West extension and its North-South breadth. This band situated between 8° and 3° North is characterised by its alternating calms and violent storms, by its cloud cover and its high humidity.

The doldrum are explained on the The Vendée Globe website:
http://www.vendeeglobe.org/en/news/16027/the-doldrums-explained

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