Title partner

Département de la Vendée

From the moment it began, the Vendée Globe race has belonged to the hearts of our French département. Along with the Conseil Départemental de la Vendée, the town of Les Sables d’Olonne, the company SODEBO and the Région des Pays de la Loire, some thirty large companies from the Vendée department have come on board, making the Vendée the organiser of one of the greatest races in the world.

Major partner

Sodebo

French leader for fresh products catering, our family business has been over the past 40 years loyal and committed to everything it undertakes
We believe in the human side of things and it has been at the centre of our organisation, and of our involvement in sailing.
We believe in the strength of the collective and collaborative group, of meeting, sharing and exchanging... to build the future and face together all sorts of challenges.

Officials Partners

Les Sables d'Olonne

THE Vendée Globe city

Every four years, Les Sables d'Olonne becomes the center of the world. From the hopeful departure to the end of this round the world race, the pontoons of Port Olona give a warm welcome to the boats and to the single-handed adventurers who face this challenge.

The Pays de la Loire region

Open to others through human solidarity, its sense of community and the vitality of its youth; full of regional diversity, unique architectural heritage, varied landscapes and protected from the Loire Valley right up to the shores of the Atlantic; reaching out to the rest of the world through its innovative businesses, centres of excellence and major events: the Pays de la Loire region moves forward with minds wide open.

Official Timekeeper

Ulysse Nardin - Manufacture of Freedom

Ulysse Nardin is the Pioneering Manufacture inspired by the sea and delivering innovative timepieces to free spirits.

Official Suppliers

Éoliennes en Mer Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier

Eoliennes en mer Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier is the official Renewable Energies Supplier of the Vendée Globe 2020 edition.

HIGHFIELD, Official partner of the Vendée Globe 2020-2021

Highfield Boats is The World Leader in the construction of tenders and Ribs with Aluminium Hulls. With more than 4700 boats delivered in 2019, The Highfield Brand has become one of the largest and best know Rib Brands in the Global Market.

CLS

CLS is a global company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for the Earth, created in 1986. We are subsidiary of the French Space Agency (CNES) and CNP, an investment firm. Our mission is to create innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet and to manage its resources sustainably.

Technical suppliers

ADINFO Group: the official provider for the Vendée Globe 2020-2021

The ADINFO Group has positioned itself as the specialist in providing IT solutions for SMEs.

Yacht Club de France

Committed actor promoting navigation since 1867, the Yacht Club de France is proud to support the Vendée Globe organization.

Virtual Regatta

Since its creation in 2006, the game Virtual Regatta meets a dazzling success. It allows anyone to confront to all the sailors of the physical world, as well as the enthusiasts from all over the world.