Sporting Digest: Sailing

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The Independent Online
A SEVERE storm and 70-knot winds forced Bruno Peyron's catamaran, Commodore Explorer, towards the coast of Chile as he tried to round Cape Horn and enter the southern Atlantic yesterday for the final 8,600 miles of his attempt to sail around the world in 80 days. He is still ahead of schedule, though, to win the Jules Verne Trophy.

THE threat to remove the Fastnet Race from the 1995 Admiral's Cup has been withdrawn.