With family, friends, co-workers or even classroom mates, everyone is moving quietly alongside the boats in the hope of seeing these single-handed sailors about to set off on a round-the-world.Once again, this flood of people demonstrates the fascination people ashore have for this maritime challenge.Live and Direct TV Thanks to a unique (13 cameras on land, air and sea, 5 live aboard IMOCA 60's), the Vendee Globe start will be broadcast live on TF1, France 3, Planete Thalassa , BFM, Infosport , i TV, LCI, Sport , L'Equipe TV and TV Vendee.Other channels will broadcast," including France 3 Region (Upper and Lower Normandy, Brittany, Pays de la Loire, Poitou-Charentes).Brought to you by Europe, Scuttlebutt Europe is a digest of sailing news and opinions, regatta results, new boat and gear information and letters from sailors -- with a European emphasis.Contributions welcome, send to [email protected] is the big day.* Last Monday, Javier Sanso, the skipper of the ACCIONA 100% Eco Powered, was the skipper chosen by the Musee de Sables museum to make his handprint there and become part of the history of the Vendee Globe.
From November 11 From Sunday, November 11, Race HQ (equipped with a TV studio and open to the public) moves to Paris, in front of the Montparnasse Tower, until the end of January.
Lowest drag possible, Highest Reliability, Quality, & Motoring performance when needed.
Gori propeller is probably the most selected piece of boat equipment in the Vendee Globe & for other Grand prix races world wide.
At hrs (French, 1202hrs UTC) the twenty solo skippers who will compete in the Vendee Globe solo non stop around the world race take the start line, heading into the open ocean for their legendary passage round the three great Capes.
As it is at each successive start, every four years Les Sables d'Olonne will be engulfed by huge crowds of passionate fans.