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
Pip Hare is the first British skipper to finish the 2020-21 race, and only the eighth women ever to finish the Vendée Globe in its history
Following a mast lock failure, Pip Hare is now expected to finish the Vendee Globe in the small hours of Friday morning.
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