15/2/17- Emirates Team New Zealand sail their America's Cup Class race boat for the second day in Auckland New Zealand

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British skipper Alex Thomson poses onboard his class Imoca monohull "Hugo Boss" on November 2, 2016 in Les Sables-d'Olonne, western France, during the last week before the start of the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world sailing race. / AFP / LOIC VENANCE        (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Thomson's round-the-world battle

Vendee Globe runner-up Alex Thomson tells CNN's Amanda Davies about the "brutal" reality of sailing around the world solo with a broken boat.



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