13 February 2021


Alan Roura's Press Conference

Here are a few little highlights of the Press Conference of Alan Roura the young skipper of La Fabrique who has already completed two Vendee Globes at the age of 27. 

11 February 2021


Alan Roura's first words after finishing

Calm and contented, the stress gone, Alan Roura was a picture of happiness as he was reunited with his baby daughter Billie and his wife Aurelia minutes after finishing his second Vendee Globe in 17th position on La are Alan's first words after finishing. 


Switzerland’s Alan Roura (La Fabrique), finishes 17th in the Vendée Globe

Alan Roura, the young Swiss skipper of La Fabrique, crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe at 19:29:56hrs UTC today (Thursday 11th February) to secure 17th position after 95 days, 6 hours, 9 minutes and 56 seconds of racing. Completing his second Vendée Globe today at just 27 years of age, Roura was the youngest competitor among the 33 solo skippers who left Les Sables d’Olonne on Sunday November 8th.

30 January 2021

On board

Alan Roura (La Fabrique): 'It is going to be very intense'

Alan Roura (La Fabrique) was reached on the 8 am radio session this morning. He talks about the conditions he has been going through and on the stunning arrivals in Les Sables d'Olonne.

26 December 2020


Roura Races On, Keel Issue Fixed

After reporting a problem with his keel ram hydraulics earlier this morning, Swiss skipper Alan Roura has managed to sort the issue. After more than 12 hours of hard work Roura has a working keel system and is back up to race pace. Exhausted after his endeavours the race’s youngest skipper is slowly getting his energy back and accelerating east again.


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