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GROUPE APICIL - Damien Seguin
Vendee Globe leaders race towards Cape Horn

Current Vendee Globe race leader, Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) should turn left out of the Pacific after 55 days

Yannick Bestaven - Maître Coq IV
Vendee Globe Race Direction move the ice barrier

As Cape Horn beckons this weekend, the Vendee Race Direction has opened the race area more by moving the ice barrier south in this area as there will be significant race traffic

Vendee Globe leaders gather pace towards Cape Horn

Vendee Globe race leader Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) leads by 90+ nm from Charlie Dalin (Apivia) with Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) now featuring back with hte leaders in third place

Melbourne to Devonport Race victory for RMS

Jade Cole and Barney Walker sailing RMS, a Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300, won the Rudder Cup by just 38 minutes from Patriot

Extasea on record pace in Melbourne to Devonport race

Perfect wind conditions over choppy seas greeted the 19 starters in the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s “Rudder Cup” Melbourne to Devonport Yacht Race

Xpresso takes Melbourne Cock of the Bay hat-trick

Xpresso takes Cock of the Bay hat-trick on a perfect Boxing Day in Melbourne, Australia

Vendee Globe – Boxing day update

Yannick Bestaven (Maître Coq) is back in the lead of the Vendee Globe but only by a small handful of miles over Charlie Dalin (APIVIA).

Vendee Globe – Leaders approaching Point Nemo on Christmas Day

The distance to the Vendee Globe finish line is now less than 10,000 nautical miles, with Charlie Dalin at 9746 nm and Yannick Bestaven at 9,762 nm early on Christmas Day

Melbourne’s Christmas yacht races draw huge fleets

Melbourne’s Christmas yacht races draw huge fleets, with Cock of the Bay attracting more than 100 entries despite the Covid-19 restrictions

Vendee Globe – Merron not missing elevator-style Christmas music

This festive week looks set to be one of the key phases of this edition of the Vendee Globe solo round the world race

Maitre Coq
Vendee Globe – High Pressure blocks route to Pacific

The high pressure which the Vendee Globe leaders are sailing into in the South Pacific could compress the top ten even more

Vendee Globe – Yannick Bestaven extends lead

Yannick Bestaven on Maître CoQ IV continues to lead the Vendee Globe, now 121 nm ahead of Charlie Dalin and 179 nm ahead of Thomas Ruyant this Sunday morning