Vendée Arctique – Winner declared at Iceland Gate

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

Charlie Dalin (APIVIA) first to finish Vendee Globe

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

Dalin regains lead of Vendee Globe

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

Vendee Globe – Louis Burton poised to take lead

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

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

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

Ruyant and Bestaven lead Vendee Globe to Pacific

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.

Ruyant on LinkedOut is new Vendee Globe leader

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

Vendée Globe race leader suffers foil damage

Leader of the Vendée Globe, Charlie Dalin on Apiva reported damage to his port foil system, at around 19:00hrs French time Monday evening.

Vendee Globe – Charlie Dalin lead waits on Jury decision

Charlie Dalin, Vendee Globe race leader on the water, will get to know if he is still the overall leader on Wednesday 16 December

Dalin Passes Cape Leeuwin as lead continues to shrink

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

Less than 80 miles separates leading Vendee Globe skippers

With less than 200 nautical miles to make to cross the longitude of the Cape Leeuwin, Charlie Dalin’s lead on the Vendee Globe fleet is a much more tenable 81 nm