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Vincent Riou, the third to register

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Vincent Riou, skipper de PRB

Winner of the 2004-2005 Vendée Globe, Vincent Riou has become the third sailor to register officially for the next edition after Jérémie Beyou and Tanguy de Lamotte. The winner of the 2013 Transat Jacques Vabre, who was forced…

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Tanguy de Lamotte officially registered for the 2016 Vendée Globe

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Tanguy de Lamotte reprend sa route...

Tanguy de Lamotte announced today that he is set to return to the Everest of the seas, with the aim of completing his second solo non-stop round the world race. Last June, Tanguy announced he had found a joint sponsor and new boat. Since then, a lot…

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Christopher Pratt has got 30% of his funding together

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Gildas Morvan et Christopher Pratt

The skipper from Marseille is continuing to bring together firms from his home town and surrounding area as he develops his project of competing in the next Vendée Globe. Christopher Pratt: “Today, several firms are supporting me. I’ve…

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Nicolas Boidevezi, the sailor from Alsace

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Nicolas Boidevézi

Nicolas Boidevezi is continuing to work towards becoming the first sailor from Alsace  to compete in the Vendée Globe. “Things have really got moving over the past few months. I’m having serious talks with some official bodies…

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Kito de Pavant to take part in the 2016 Vendée Globe

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Kito de Pavant

Kito de Pavant has revealed some great news to the Vendée Globe editorial team. His project for the next Vendée Globe, which starts on 6th November 2016, is taking shape. Third in the Route du Rhum on his Class40, the Southerner has…

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Jeff Pellet, “I believe in it”

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Le skipper vendéen Jeff Pellet

Jean-François Pellet is still making his way around the Vendée countryside to present his "Come In Vendée" project, which brings together all sizes of business with very modest budgets. “Each time someone commits,…

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Delahaye and Lunven due to take a decision shortly

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Fabien Delahaye

Fabien Delahaye is still looking for partners to compete in the Vendée Globe, but he is giving himself just a few weeks to continue the process. "I really want to get out there sailing, in particular on an IMOCA in 2015. I should be able…

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SMA to sail around the world

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Conférence de Presse SMA

Declaration made by Patrick Bernasconi, President of SMAvie, Paul Meilhat’s sponsor for the 2016 Vendée Globe at a press conference where the project was presented: “The joint qualities required to succeed in our two different universes…

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Paul Meilhat will be at the start aboard the former Macif

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Paul Meilhat au départ du Vendée Globe 2016

The Figaro racer, Paul Meilhat will be at the start of the Vendée Globe in November 2016. He will face the tricky task of sailing the boat that holds the title around the world: François Gabart’s former Macif. In other words, the…

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Interview with Patricia Brochard, Co-President of Sodebo

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Patricia Brochard, co-présidente de Sodebo

Sodebo has renewed its support for the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe as partner for the race for the fourth time running. Co-President of the Sodebo Group, Patricia Brochard was present alongside Bruno Retailleau on Tuesday for the presentation of…

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