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(En bref) – Facebook live with Clément Giraud

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(Actualité) – Yoann Richomme: ” I just did not want to compromise and try and go with a poorly put together project.”

Yoann Richomme was a Vendée Globe 2020 candidate and was at the skippers and organisation meeting on October 3rd. But in light of the fact he has not managed to secure the right level of funding the double winner of La Solitaire du Figaro and last year’s Class40 winner of the Route du Rhum has chosen to stand his project down and instead to look ahead to a rendezvous in 2024. 
 

 

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(Actualité) – Clarisse gets physical

Since early July, Clarisse Crémer has been clocking up the miles and working hard to adapt her knowledge of sailing to make the most of her first IMOCA, Banque Populaire X. She has been making progress, but admits it is very hard work.

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(Actualité) – Initial encounter for the skippers – organisation: on the same wavelength

  Gathered in Les Sables-d’Olonne this Thursday 3 October, the skippers signed up for the next Vendée Globe got together with the team responsible for organising the event. Delighted to meet up with one another, they discussed a number of practical matters with a view to the upcoming edition and, notably, the number of competitors permitted to take the start.

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(Actualité) – More competitors at the start of the Vendée Globe

On 8th November 2020, at 13:02, the 9th Vendée Globe will start from Les Sables–d’Olonne. Ever since its creation, the Vendée Globe – a sailing race round-the-world, solo, non-stop and without assistance - has been an essential reference in the world of offshore sailing. Driven by an ever-increasing popularity, the race attracts sailors from all horizons.

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