On Friday 17 June the Vendée Arctique – Les Sables d’Olonne race direction decided to make the Iceland Gate – to the east of Iceland – the finish line
French skipper Charlie Dalin, completed the 9th edition of the Vendée Globe, after 80 days 6hrs 15mins 47secs since the start on Sunday 8 November 2020
Charlie Dalin (APIVIA) has retaken the lead of the Vendee Globe and is in control of a very tight three way fight at the moment
Louis Burton, now up to second in the vendee Globe, is starting to see his westerly route pay a dividend. Burton has negotiated the western side of the high pressure zone quickest
Charlie Dalin, skipper of Apivia, rounded Cape Horn some 14 hours and 56 minutes after Vendee race leader Yannick Bestaven on Maître Coq IV
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
Racing in 25 knots of wind at 53 degrees south Thomas Ruyant and Yannick Bestaven, the top two Vendée Globe skippers are less than ten miles apart.
Thomas Ruyant on LinkedOut is the new leader of the Vendee Globe this morning after Charlie Dalin on APIVIA suffered damage to his port foil system
Leader of the Vendée Globe, Charlie Dalin on Apiva reported damage to his port foil system, at around 19:00hrs French time Monday evening.
Charlie Dalin, Vendee Globe race leader on the water, will get to know if he is still the overall leader on Wednesday 16 December
Vendee Globe race leader Charlie Dalin, skipper of Apivia, has passed Cape Leeuwin, the second Great Cape of the Vendée Globe at 11:25 UTC . . . See video here