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Mission accomplished for Boris Herrmann (Seaexplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco)

Jules Verne wrote it, the leaders of this 9th Vendée Globe did it! The now famous five circumnavigated the globe in 80 days, including Boris Herrmann (Seaexplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco)…

2020

Battle royal in the Pacific

9e Vendée Globe   Thursday 31st December. On this New Year’s Eve, no-one could have predicted just how tense this 9th Vendée Globe would be, in which Boris Herrmann is…

2020

Vendée Globe: Boris Herrmann and Jean Le Cam neck and neck

9th Vendée Globe   On this Christmas Day, 25th December 2020, Charlie Dalin (Apivia) has regained the advantage early this morning, setting up a royal duel with Yannick Bestaven (Maître…

2020

Fleet enters Pacific

Weekly Rendezvous for the Team Malizia   Wednesday 16th December 2020. With nearly 14,000 nautical miles under their belts, Vendée Globe leaders are midway through the race. Currently in 6th…

2020

Indian Ocean makes life difficult

9th Vendée Globe   Thursday 3rd December 2020. “The important thing is to finish the race, said the German skipper before the start – a statement that has taken on…

2020

Rescue operation for Kevin Escoffier (PRB)

9th Vendée Globe   Tuesday 1st December 2020 – The Vendée Globe experienced its first crisis in the fourth week of racing with the successful rescue of Kevin Escoffier in…

2020

16 days at sea and many more to go

9th Vendée Globe   After 16 days of racing, Boris Herrmann has reached the South Atlantic Ocean. Steady south-east trade winds and a stable Saint Helena High allowed fast sailing…

2020

Boris Herrmann celebrates Monaco’s National Day and deploys scientific data collection system beacon

9th Vendée Globe Thursday 19th November 2020 – The North Atlantic is finally behind them. A week and a half after the start, the majority of Vendée Globe competitors have…

2020

Boris Herrmann all set for the Doldrums

9th Vendée Globe Tuesday 17th November 2020 – The first week of racing in this 9th Vendée Globe was an eventful one for the 33 sailors who faced three depressions…

2020

After an eventful week the Trade Winds await!

9th Vendée Globe Sunday 15th November 2020 – It has been a difficult and eventful week for the 33 sailors competing in the 9th Vendée Globe. Jérémie Beyou (Charal), one…