Offshore

Waves from onboard DMG
Vendee Globe – Sebastien Destremau’s Merci has large crack in the bow

During a routine inspection of Merci, Skipper Sebastien Destremau discovered a large crack in the bow of the IMOCA at the bowsprit

Isabelle Joschke on MSCSF
Isabelle Joschke forced to retire from Vendee Globe

The Franco-German Vendee skipper Isabelle Joschke has been forced to abandon the Vendée Globe.

Rayon Vert
Rayon Vert early leader of RORC Transatlantic Race

The 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race started in glorious conditions outside Marina Puerto Calero on Saturday

RORC Transatlantic Race – Catch the Black Pearl

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

Seaexplorer
Vendee Globe – Pip Hare fixes rudder problem

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

Pip Hare
Vendee Globe – Pip Hare reports rudder damage

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
Bestaven stretches Vendee Globe lead to 400+ nm

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.

Pip Hare
Vendee Globe – Tough week ahead for British skipper Pip Hare

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

Rush Hour at Cape Horn
Vendee Globe – Rush Hour at Cape Horn

In two days, eleven Vendee Globe Race IMOCAs have rounded Cape Horn

Thomas Ruyant LinkedOut at CapeHorn
Vendee Globe – Isabelle Joschke’s MACSF keel hydraulics damaged

Here are the Vendee Globe race leader times at Cape Horn . . .

Charlie Dalin – APIVIA
Vendee Globe – Charlie Dalin second round 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
Vendee Globe leader Yannick Bestaven rounds Cape Horn

Yannick Bestaven, skipper of Maître CoQ IV, the leader of the Vendée Globe passed Cape Horn this Saturday 2 January at 13:42hrs UTC