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Vendée Globe

The Vendée Globe is a single handed, non-assisted, nonstop, round the world yacht race. A race that is much respected and considered as « the Everest of the seas ». The Vendée Globe rules challenge the abilities of these extraordinary skippers whose only desire is to surpass themselves. This popular event takes place every 4 years and appeals to young and old alike. The 10th edition of the Vendée Globe will set sail from Les Sables d'Olonne on Sunday 10th November 2024.

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The Vendée Globe 2024, an outstanding global adventure

The Vendée Globe is a single handed, non-assisted round the world yacht race. This extraordinary race takes place every 4 years setting out from Les Sables d’Olonne. Its exceptional skipper taking up the challenge to surpass themselves. Learn more about this outstanding race. 

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The Vendée Globe world sailing route

The Vendée Globe route takes its skippers around the world passing through some of the most formidable places on the planet. 

Skippers engaged in the race must go around the world through three capes: Good Hope, Leeuwin and Horn, all without stopping and without assistance.

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Vendée Globe 2024


Want to see the Vendée globe departure on Sunday 10th November 2024 ? By clicking on the upcoming button, you will find our two offers : Boat + meal option or a 3 nights week-end in Les Sables d'Olonne



The 2nd edition of the New York Vendée - Les Sables d'Olonne will set off from the United States. The transatlantic race will bring together 31 skippers on the start line in New York, on 29 May 2024 at 2pm (local time), 8pm in France. This will be the last qualifying race for the 2024 Vendée Globe!