During a routine inspection of Merci, Skipper Sebastien Destremau discovered a large crack in the bow of the IMOCA at the bowsprit
The Franco-German Vendee skipper Isabelle Joschke has been forced to abandon the Vendée Globe.
The 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race started in glorious conditions outside Marina Puerto Calero on Saturday
The 7th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race in association with the International Maxi Association is set to start on Saturday 9 January from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote
Succcess! Pip Hare has replaced her port rudder in the depths of the South Pacific. While Yannick Bestaven, the Vendée Globe leader since Christmas Day, has been slowed in a high pressure zone
Vendee Globe sailor Pip Hare has reported that she has discovered a crack in her port rudder and will be forced to change to her spare
Yannick Bestaven has accelerated north and increased his Vendee Globe lead to over 400 nm, leaving the battle for second in his far distant wake.
With 1,300 miles to sail to Cape Horn this next week will be the toughest of British skipper from Poole in England Pip Hare’s Vendée Globe
In two days, eleven Vendee Globe Race IMOCAs have rounded Cape Horn
Here are the Vendee Globe race leader times at Cape Horn . . .
Charlie Dalin, skipper of Apivia, rounded Cape Horn some 14 hours and 56 minutes after Vendee race leader Yannick Bestaven on Maître Coq IV
Yannick Bestaven, skipper of Maître CoQ IV, the leader of the Vendée Globe passed Cape Horn this Saturday 2 January at 13:42hrs UTC