Vendee Globe – Final roll of the dice and it’s looking close

Charlie Dalin (APIVA) maintains his lead of the Vendee Globe ahead of Louis Burton (Bureau Vallée 2) and Boris Herrmann (Seaexplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco)

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

Louis Burton on Bureau Vallee 2 leads the Vendee Globe

Louis Burton (Bureau Vallee 2) takes the lead of the Vendee Globe with just over a 1,000 nm to the finish in Les Sables d’Olonne this sunday morning

Vendee Globe – Pressure is on Charlie Dalin in final stage

Louis Burton (Bureau Vallee 2) and Boris Herrmann (Seaxplorer) continue to chase-down Vendee leader Charlie Dalin (Apivia) with less than 1,500 nm to the finish in Les Sables d’Olonne

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

Dalin leads Vendee Globe with Burton powering-off to make gains to West

After more than 25,000 miles of racing this Vendée Globe hangs in the balance with Burton powering-off to make gains to West

Vendee Globe – Dalin and Burton lead the North Atlantic climb

The Doldrums did not give up the Vendee Globe leaders as easily as was initially predicted. But first placed Charlie Dalin (Apivia) appears to have skirted round the worst of a dynamic cloud system

Vendee Globe – Doldrums are the next hurdle

The Doldrums are the next Vendee Globe hurdle, the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone is in the crosshairs, with its normal diet of squally showers, wind holes and unsettled, shifty breezes

Vendee Globe – Herrmann makes a move on the Leaders

Charlie Dalin keeps the Vendee lead with less than 160 miles to go to pass Recife on the north easterly corner of Brasil

Vendee Globe shuffle continues on the Climb To Recife

The Vendee Globe Shuffle continues with Charlie Dalin (Apivia) back in the lead Thursday morning, just 15 nm ahead of Louis Burton (Bureau Vallée 2)

Yannick Bestaven retakes the Vendee Globe lead

Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV ) retakes the Vendee Globe lead from Charlie Dalin (Apivia)

Charlie Dalin is new leader of Vendee Globe

Dramatic change at the front of the Vendee Globe with Charlie Dalin on APIVIA the new race leader