VIDEO: The Vendee Globe is one of sailing's toughest races - and this year the South is represented by three skippers, all hoping to become the first Brit to claim the title. Sally Simmonds reports from Les Sables d'Olonne.
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Wednesday's weather for the west of the region
Dorset's Weymouth Beach has been named the UK's best by travellers, with Fistral Bay, Cornwall, coming in second place.
Wednesday morning's weather for the west of the region