18 January 2017

Vendee Globe LIVE Updates & Videos, Armel Le Cleac'h Record Finish

The eighth Vendée Globe began from Les Sables d'Olonne, France, on Sunday, 6th November 2016. The Vendée Globe race record was held by François Gabart, who finished after 78 days. The finish this year on January 19th sets a new Vendee Globe race record. 

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 finishes in first place, and Alex Thomson on HUGO BOSS in second place, at Les Sables d'Olonne, France. Arrival video below.

Vendée Globe D74 : Armel Le Cléac'h arrives at Les Sables d'Olonne:
Video above published 19 Jan 2017

Vendée Globe Update D73: Coming Thursday, an incredible finish

Video above published Jan 18, 2017: D73 - Last miles for the 2 leaders

Stewart Hosford - Vendée Globe finish 2016/7:

Video above published Jan 18, 2017: Stewart Hosford, managing director of Alex Thomson Racing talks about the duel to the finish, Hugo Boss's foils and what the team may do next.

Race director Jacques Caraës on the Vendée Globe 2016/7 finish

Video above published Jan 17, 2017: The Vendée Globe race director on the duel to the finish, the role of foils and the secrecy of the top skippers' teams.

Armel Le Cleac'h on BANQUE POPULAIRE VIII
Armel Le Cleac'h on BANQUE POPULAIRE VIII 
Alex Thomson on HUGO BOSS
Alex Thomson on HUGO BOSS
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