Vendee Globe – Hugo Boss slows with structural problem

At approximately 19:00 UTC on Saturday 21 November, Alex Thomson notified his team on shore of a possible structural issue onboard the HUGO BOSS boat.

Thomson increases lead to the Doldrums

Vendee Globe leader Alex Thomson on Hugo Boss passed 250 miles west of the Cape Verde islands during Sunday night

Thomson regains lead of Vendee as trade winds increase

The first signs of the trade winds sees Alex Thomson easing clear of Jean Le Cam overnight to lead the Vendee Globe by 23.5 miles this Sunday morning. See Video here

Thomson gybes Hugo Boss in 40kts of wind and 5 metre seas

Alex Thomson took HUGO BOSS as close to the centre of storm Theta as he considered prudent, before a difficult gybe in around 40kts of wind and 5 metre seas

Vendee Globe – Day 6 – Thomson leads ahead of Storm Theta

Profitable night south of the Azores for Alex Thomson as the British skipper opened 30+ nm lead on the chasing Vendee Globe pack

Vendee Globe – It’s not going shopping, it’s a lot more than that . . .

In this special edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club Time Over Distance video series Louay Habib is talking to Thomson just days before he started the |2020 Vendee Globe

Alex Thomson is where he wants to be, ready to do battle

Alex Thomson and his team are in the final stages of preperation of Hugo Boss for the Start of the Vendee Globe on Sunday 8 November at 12:02 GMT

Alex Thomson heads to France for Vendée Globe race start

Alex Thomson heads to France to begin Vendée Globe race, departing onboard his 60ft IMOCA racing yacht, HUGO BOSS

Fifth-time lucky for Alex Thomson?

In just two months’ time, British sailor Alex Thomson will take to the start line of the Vendée Globe at les Sables d’Olonne, France

Alex Thomson – It will go down to ‘are we fast in the right areas?’

Since returning to the water, Alex Thomson and the crew have completed a further 4,000 offshore training miles on HUGO BOSS, now she gets a final strip-down check

Thomson finalises his qualification for Vendée Globe

Alex Thomson completed a six-day solo passage onboard his IMOCA 60, HUGO BOSS, finalising his qualification for the Vendée Globe

Alex Thomson pulls out of IMOCA event

Alex Thomson has decided not to take part in the Vendée-Arctic-Les Sables d’Olonn race due to begin on 4 July