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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 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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A single handed round the world sailing race

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.

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The Vendée Globe 2020-2021 edition

The 9th edition of the Vendée Globe took place on the 8th November 2020 and reported a new record of 33 candidates registered to take part.

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Departure of Vendée Globe 2020