The 2016-2017 Vendée Globe
HEADING FOR A RECORD-BREAKING 8TH EDITION
Paris, Wednesday 3rd February 2016
A top class sporting line-up with no fewer than nine nations taking part, Race HQ based at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, multi-screen international TV broadcasts, innovative digital and media arrangements… The eighth Vendée Globe already looks like being an exceptional vintage and confirms its place as the world’s leading ocean race and a major sporting event. Another new feature for this edition, henceforth a country will be the guest of honour. This time, it will be Brazil.
On Wednesday 3rd February in Paris, Yves Auvinet, President of the Vendée Council and SAEM Vendée, accompanied by Bruno Retailleau, President of the Pays de la Loire Region, Patricia Brochard, co-President of the Sodebo company and Lionel Pariset, commissioner in charge of maritime affairs for the town of Les Sables d’Olonne, presented the new features for the eighth Vendée Globe and the line-up of skippers for this 2016-2017 race.
Publicado el 18 ene. 2016
Aiming for the Vendée Globe takes us into the heart of some of the winter refits. Where the IMOCAs are being prepared for the 2016 season. We meet up with Jean Pierre Dick’s St Michel Virbac’s team and those working with Maître Coq, who are fitting foils to Jérémie Beyou’s boat.
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El navegante oceánico español Alex Pella da el primer paso para participar en la Vendée Globe 2016
14 de Marzo de 2014
El próximo lunes 17 de marzo tendrá lugar en Les Sables d`Olonne (Francia) el Acto de Intenciones entre los patrones que tienen previsto participar en la próxima Vendeé Globe de 2016. El acto se celebrará en el mítico club de Les Sables y los patrones invitados declararán su intención de participar en la regata de vuelta al mundo en solitario.
IMOCA chooses the boat for the future
Articles | Monday 22 April 2013, 11:27
The Skippers and Members of IMOCA met in Paris on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 April 2013 at the IMOCA Annual General Meeting to decide the future direction of their class, and in particular to discuss two major subjects: the design of the future boat and the programme for the years to come.
Monday, April 8 2013
RECEIPT OF THE VENDEE GLOBE SKIPPERS AT THE ELYSEE
Monday, April 8 at 12:30 pm, the President of the French Republic received all of the Vendée Globe skippers and handed on this occasion the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur insignia to François Gabart, winner of this year edition.