Vendee Globe: Skippers’ advice on dealing with life alone

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As those of us around the world in full lockdown start to come to terms with the daunting prospect of an extended period of living with only ourselves for company, here is some pertinent advice from a selection of solo round the world racers, courtesy of the Vendee Globe website. DREAM Nick

Vendee Globe: Kevin Escoffier PRB entry confirmed

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French skipper Kevin Escoffier has methodically checked all the required boxes, sports, administrative and medical and so this Thursday, March 26, the organization have validated the entry registration of the skipper of the IMOCA 60 PRB for the Vendée Globe 2020. Escoffier is a remarkable allrounder, a sought after crew member

Vendee Globe: Solo skippers face uncertain future

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Just like everyone else, the French Vendée Globe skippers are in lockdown and in a thick fog with limited visibility, while they wait for the situation to brighten. Yards have been closed down, the Transatlantic races are under threat of postponement, launches and training sessions put back to a later date. What