Exactly 30 years ago, the first Vendée Globe came to an end in Les Sables dOlonne. Back then, Titouan Lamazou FRA was 17 hours ahead of Loick Peyron FRA. Jean-Luc Van der Heede FRA followed in 3rd place. Report. —– Preparations for the upcoming Vendée Globe are in full swing. On November 8th, 10 new-generation Foiler-Open-60 will be at the start …. spectacle guaranteed. —– This summer, two transatlantic crossings as the last preparation and the final qualification for the limited number of 30 participants are planned, the first one to start in Brest FRA on May 10. Will they take place considering the Corona virus measures ? —– A preview.