Sailing News

IMOCA Open 60 – a new preparatory and selection race for the Vendée Globe has just been launched


The Vendée Globe 2020 – starting on November 8th – is likely to be the highlight of the 2020 regatta season. The important preparatory regattas across the Atlantic and back had to be canceled. On the one hand, it is about the qualification for the last starting places, on the other hand, the many new designs should be tested in racing. —– The horizon is starting to look clearer for those aiming to compete in the 2020 Vendée Globe. On 4th July, they are due to start the Vendée-Arctic-les Sables du0092Olonne, a 3600- mile solo ocean race around a big triangle reaching up to the limits of the Arctic Circle. —– The news.