You are here
Home > Ocean Racing > Vendee Globe (Page 2)

IMOCA and The Ocean Race – worlds merging or colliding?

IMOCA and The Ocean Race – merging or colliding?

After The Ocean Race staged an IMOCA charm offensive in Paris last week, Yacht Racing Life editor Justin Chisholm takes a look at how well the two around-the-world-race superpowers are getting along.  On the face of it the burgeoning relationship between ocean racing’s two major professional around the world race organisers

Bruno Dubois on IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race

Bruno Dubois on IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race.

Bruno Dubois has an enviable track record in yacht racing both on and off the water with a Mini Transat win to his name along with world and European title victories in the Farr 45 class. He was the skipper of French entry Rucanor Sport in the 1989-90 Whitbread Round

Michel Desjoyeaux on merging IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race

Michel Desjoyeaux on merging IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race.

As the only two-time winner of the Vendee Globe singlehanded around the world race and having earned the nickname The Professor for knowledge and expertise in ocean racing and the IMOCA 60 class in particular, when Frenchman Michel Desjoyeaux speaks – as he did during a panel discussion on the

Alex Thomson desperate to win Vendée Globe

Alex Thomson desperate to win Vendee Globe.

British solo ocean racing skipper Alex Thomson has described himself as "desperate" to finally secure victory in the Vendée Globe singlehanded around the world race at his fifth attempt in 2020. In an interview with the mainstream Mail Online website in the UK, Thomson described his quest for a Vendée Globe

New video of IMOCA 60 Charal foiling at speed

New video of IMOCA 60 Charal foiling at speed

A new video posted on social media showing Jeremie Beyou's recently launched IMOCA 60 Charal foiling at speeds up to 30 knots has been viewed more than 150,000 times in the few days since it appeared. Presumably many of those views of the rough clip which shows the boat scorching along mostly

Top