Yannick Bestaven retakes the Vendee Globe lead

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

Vendee Globe leader Yannick Bestaven rounds Cape Horn

Yannick Bestaven, skipper of Maître CoQ IV, the leader of the Vendée Globe passed Cape Horn this Saturday 2 January at 13:42hrs UTC

Vendee leader expected to round Cape Horn this afternoon

Vendee Globe race leader Yannick Bestaven should pass Cape Horn this Saturday afternoon (2 Jan) with Charlie Dalin is expected to round about 10-12 hours later

Vendee Globe leaders face a hammering at Cape Horn

Still leading the Vendee Globe fleet, Yannick Bestaven has put on the turbo in the last few hours – 21+ knots – in preparation for his passage of Cape Horn expected this weekend