Timeline / Typical schedule for the finish
Crossing the finish line
Entrance into the harbour (if the tide allows)
The boat moors up at the pontoon
The skipper goes onto the podium
Rest period for the skipper with his friends and family
In the Village:
Come and watch the step ashore and celebrate this incredible moment with the skipper and their team and sponsors.
On the screens:
You will be able to watch arrivals on the Vendée Globe website and social networks.
You will be able to see the approximate ETA for the next competitor in breaking news on the homepage of the official website.
As well as being followed by thousands ashore, the finish of the Vendée Globe can be experienced at sea close to the finish. For each finish, boats wishing to take advantage of this exceptional event will have to respect certain rules:
- They must not approach the competitors
- They must pay attention to other boats and respect the safety distances
- They must adopt all the usual precautions
- They must respect the arrangements put in place by the RIBs and Bénéteau which can be downloaded below.
View the shipping forecast for the area around Les Sables d’Olonne:
Port Olona harbourmaster: