Jérémie Beyou on Charal won the Vendée-Arctique, arriving in Les Sables d’Olonne at 20:44:08 (Fra) on Wednesday 14 July.
Beyou arrived after 10 days, 5 minutes and 8 seconds of racing.
Second, 50 minutes later was Charlie Dalin on APIVIA at 21:34:12 and third Thomas Ruyant on LinkedOut.
First female and best placed British competitor was Samantha Davies on Initiatives – Coeur in fourth place.
British solo racer Pip Hare, who recently signed a new sponsor in Medallia, has now completed all of her necessary documentation and checks and has had her registration for the Vendée Globe validated.
So Pip will be on the start line in Les Sables d’Olonne on 8 November with her 2000-built former Superbigou which will be heading for a fifth racing circumnavigation.
Final Leading positions :
1st Charal – Jérémie Beyou – Wed 20:44:08 hrs
2nd APIVIA – Charlie Dalin – Wed 21:34:12 hrs
3rd LinkedOut – Thomas Ruyant – Wed 21:54:12 hrs
4th Initiatives – Coeur – Samantha Davies – Wed 22:28:55 hrs
5th PRB – Kévin Escoffier – Wed 23:24:34 hrs
6th Maître CoQ – Yannick Bestaven – Thu 00:50:30 hrs
7th SeaExplorer – YC de Monaco – Boris Herrmann – Thu 01:12:54 hrs
8th Pysmian Group – Giancarlo Pedote – Thu 01:57:50 hrs
9th NewRest – Art et Fenetres – Fabrice Amedeo -Thu 02:58:32 hrs
10th D&G Mori Global One – Kojlro Shlralshl – Thu 03:00:29 hrs