05 January 2017

Vendee Globe Day 59, Sailing Videos, Race Update

Vendée Globe day 59 Daily highlights:

Video above published Jan 4, 2017

Vendee Globe day 59 update onboard HUGO BOSS:

Video above published Jan 4, 2017: A close shave onboard HUGO BOSS--luckily Alex Thomson was alert to deal with the situation

Vendee Globe 04 Jan 2017 - position of leaders at 9pm UTC (source: vendeeglobe.org)
Vendee Globe Update: In the Vendee Globe 2016-17 solo non-stop round-the-world sailing race, Armel Le Cleac'h on BANQUE POPULAIRE VIII (1st) and Alex Thomson on HUGO BOSS (2nd) are currently at the front of the fleet heading north in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South America.
Vendée Globe 2016-2017 LIVE Tracking: tracking2016.vendeeglobe.org and Hugo Boss tracker
More info:
The Vendée Globe race record is held by François Gabart, who finished after 78 days. The eighth Vendée Globe began from Les Sables d'Olonne, France, on Sunday, 6th November 2016.

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