finding funding

Nothing happens without money, and that axiom applies here, in spades. Most everyone in this sport, ourselves included, is hurting and here is a good look at how some Vendée Globe teams are finding funding:

Given the current public health situation and the economic difficulties that have arisen, there was the fear that some sailors who had not completed their budget for the Vendée Globe might have found it hard to find sponsors.

However, Romain Attanasio managed to secure a partnership right in the middle of the lockdown, while more recently, Alexia Barrier, Clément Giraud and Benjamin Dutreux have succeeded in their attempts to convince sponsors and to ensure they have the budget required to compete in the round the world race. Read on.