Tomorrow afternoon, the start to the Vendée-Arctique-Race, a substitute for the canceled Transatlantic Race, will be given at Les Sables dOlonne. 20 Solo-Skipper will take place in this tune-up race to the Vendée Globe (start November 8). Alex Thompson GBR, one of the favorites for the next round-the-world race, is not on the entry list. Retired from the race on short notice has also Alan Roura SUI, whose partner is expecting a baby in the coming week. —– The race will lead over 3600 miles from Les Sables dOlonne to the Northern Polar Circle and back to France. You can follow the start live stream tomorrow at 14.15h UTC on this website. —– The preview.