Alex Thomson steps down from 2024 Vendée Globe

British sailor Alex Thomson has announced he won’t compete as a skipper in the 2024 Vendée Globe

Sam Davies Completes Solo Vendée Globe Outside The Race

After being forced to abandon her Vendee race on 5 December following a violent collision with a floating object south of Cape Town, British skipper Sam Davies sailed back into Les Sables d’Olonne on Friday 26 Febuary.

British skipper Miranda Merron completes Vendee Globe

With her usual quiet, understated efficiency British skipper Miranda Merron completed the Vendée Globe solo round the world race quest Wednesday night

Miranda Merron expected to finish Vendee Globe on Wednesday

Miranda Merron on Campagne de France is battling past Cape Finistere and should reach the finish of the Vendee Globe Wednesday night.

Pip Hare first British skipper to finish the Vendee Globe

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

Vendee Globe – Pip Hare in struggle to reach finish

Following a mast lock failure, Pip Hare is now expected to finish the Vendee Globe in the small hours of Friday morning.

Alex Thomson and Hugo Boss return to home base in UK

In a final coda to his Vendee Globe race, Alex Thomson slipped into his home base at Haslar Marina, in Portsmouth Harbour, having sailed close to 8,000nm from Cape Town onboard the HUGO BOSS boat – Video here

Beyou finishes the Vendee Globe in 13th place

Jérémie Beyou, who was one of the outstanding pre-start favourites to win the Vendée Globe, crossed the finish line in 13th place on Saturday 6 February 2021.

Vendee Globe – Cremer breaks Ellen MacArthur’s solo non-stop record

Clarisse Cremer crossed the finish line of the ninth Vendée Globe at 15:44:25 hrs UTC on Wednesday to take 12th place on Banque Populaire X and first female skipper to finish from the field of 33 starters

10 boats have now finished Vendee Globe, 15 still racing

Between Wednesday and Thursday evening the first eight boats finished the Vendee Globe within 23 hours and 44 minutes, compared to a gap of 19 days and 19 hours back in 2016 between the winner Armel Le Cléac’h and the eighth placed boat

Yannick Bestaven on Maître Coq IV winner of the 9th Vendee Globe

Yannick Bestaven, the 48 year old French skipper of Maître Coq IV, is the overall winner of the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe

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