The return of Jean Le Cam into the channel in the small hours of the morning was one of the high moments of this race so far. He was given the warmest welcome from the Les Sablais people who turned out at 0230hrs in the morning to see and listen to the words of King Jean
Jean Le Cam 8th across the kine and 4th overall on Yes We Cam!
On a wet, windy, unpleasant Thursday night it was at 19:19:55hrs UTC that Jean Le Cam crossed the finish line of the ninth Vendée Globe to take fourth place overall. Although he actually passed the line eighth, with his time compensation of 16hrs and 15minutes he moves up to fourth, in fact missing the podium by just 3hrs 19 mins 43 seconds.
Time Compensations To Skippers Involved In the Rescue of Kevin Escoffier
The International Jury of the 2020 Vendée Globe have published their decisions for time compensations awarded to three of the four skippers who were involved in the rescue operation for Kevin Escoffier during the period late afternoon and overnight Monday, November 30 when the skipper had to abandon his boat some 850 miles SW of Cape Town.
Jean Le Cam this morning, 'We are getting out of this infernal zone slowly'
Jean Le Cam / Yes We Cam! Jean Le Cam talks this morning of head seas and light wind conditions and how he has relentless competitors showing up on the AIS (automatic identification system for nearby boats)!
Relieved Escoffier Speaks About His Rescue By Jean Le Cam
After being rescued from his liferaft by fellow Vendée Globe competitor Jean Le Cam in big seas and strong winds the early hours of this morning some 840 nautical miles South West of Cape Town, South Africa, Kevin Escoffier has been recovering on board Le Cam’s appropriately named IMOCA 60 Yes We Cam!