Van Den Heede wins the Golden Globe Race

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, finishes the Golden Globe Race at Les Sables d’Olonne after 211 days 23 hours and 40 minutes at sea

Golden Globe Race heads for finish ahead of storm

Updated ETA for the Golden Globe Race leader, Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, to reach the finish at Les Sables d’Olonne is the morning of Tueday 29 January

Van den Heede rounds Cape Horn

Jean-Luc Van den Heede, the 73-year old French sailor leading the Golden Globe Race in his Rustler 36 yacht Matmut, passed Cape Horn at approx. 19:10hrs UTC Friday 23 November, just 1 mile offshore

Golden Globe Race leader approaches Cape Horn

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede’s on Matmut is on course to round Cape Horn sometime on Friday

Golden Globe Race – Slats gains after Den Heede pitchpole

Second placed Mark Slats sailing the Rustler 36 Ohpen Maverick has taken more than 500 miles out of Van Den Heede’s lead over the past week

Golden Globe Race leader to continue in race

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, who suffered a knock-down on Monday 5 November, has decided to continue in the race back to Les Sables d’Olonne