Sailing News

IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée Globe – Les Sables dOlonne – Day 95 – Rush hour in Les Sables dOlonne


After a four-day break, there is a lot going on at the finish of the Vendée Globe today. With icy easterly winds below zero degrees, the coldest night of the whole race so far, Arnaud Boissières FRA (La Mie Câline) will reach Les Sables dOlonne at around 8 a.m. CET in 15th position. About 4 hours later, Kojiro Shiraishi JPN (DMG Mori), 50 miles short this morning, will be the first Asian participant to finish the Vendee Globe. In the afternoon, Stéphane Le Diraison FRA (Time for Oceans) and Alan Roura SUI (La Fabrique), 5 miles behind, will finish their match race in Les Sables dOlonne. —– The Race-Tracker and the Reports.