He has closed the gap with Kirsten Neuschafer, the woman sailor from South Africa who leads the race, by about 640 kms (345.572 nautical miles).
The Brazilian star has been ruled out for the rest of the season.
Abhilash now needs to cover a distance of 5,638 nautical miles (approximately 10,148 kilometres) to reach the finishing line. The South African is ahead of Abhilash by 381 nautical miles (around 685 kilometres).
Fontaine scored a record 13 goals at a the 1958 World Cup.
The remains of the chassis, which split in half on impact, has been kept under wraps for the past three years but will be placed in a dedicated room titled 'survival' with previously unreleased footage of the crash.
The pinnacle of his coaching career came at the 1998 World Cup in France when Croatia finished in third place only a few years after emerging from the bloody breakup of former Yugoslavia.
The Renault-owned Alpine team mourned his passing on Thursday and paid tribute to the two-times race winner as a pioneer whose victory at Dijon-Prenois was also the first in Formula One for a car with a turbocharged engine.
Lloris made a record 145 appearances for France from 2008 to 2022, captaining the team 121 times, also a record.
The FFF said Deschamps' assistant coach Guy Stephan, goalkeeping coach Franck Raviot and physical trainer Cyril Moine will also continue their work with the national team.
Garcia, who also reached the US Open semifinals last year, said sharing her struggles helped.