28 January 2021


Giancarlo Pedote quotes after finishing

We prepared for this VG really quickly – a year and a half – my team are all people who have never done a Vendée Globe. We were really like with a knife between the teeth [like pirates]. I want to keep navigating with my boat after the finish and did not have the money to fix the boat if it was broken, so I needed to make a good ranking without breaking the boat.


Italy’s Giancarlo Pedote finishes 7th into Les Sables d'Olonne

This Thursday, January 28 at 12:02:20hrs UTC Italian skipper Giancarlo Pedote crossed the Vendée Globe finish line in seventh position.  

20 January 2021

On board

Giancarlo Pedote...'my foils are not so efficient in these conditions'

The Italian Giancarlo Pedote is sailing in well-established trade winds of the North-East sector, but his 2015 foils are not very efficient in these conditions ...

10 January 2021

On board

Giancarlo Pedote, 'We have to take care all the way in the Atlantic'

Giancarlo Pedote (Prysmian Group), delighted to find good conditions again, was at the 10 o'clock radio session this morning. Marked by the withdrawal of Isabelle Joschke (MACSF) yesterday evening, he reminds us of the importance of staying vigilant until the finish in Les Sables d'Olonne. 

10 July 2020


Match Racing on the Vendée Arctic -Les Sables d'Olonne Race

After starting off Les Sables d’Olonne on Saturday afternoon Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) turned back southwards at the IOC UNESCO virtual mark, located to the SW of Iceland, at 1141hrs CET this Thursday 9th July, leading the Vendée Arctic -Les Sables d'Olonne Race


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