4 sailors who finished the Vendée Globe meet at the pontoons
© Jean-Louis Carli / Alea
Romain Attanasio and their son Ruben during Sam's press conference.
© Olivier Blanchet / Alea
Sam dedicates the posters to his supporters
What a beautiful family!
Thanks for everything Sam
Beautiful image of Sam and Junior, a child saved by the Initiatives Coeur project.
Sam's press conference after his arrival in Les Sables d'Olonne
Well surrounded for her passage of the symbolic line of the Vendée Globe, although she was out of the race.
Sam celebrating with flares during her ascent of the channel
© Vincent Curutchet / Alea
The supporters who came in large numbers to welcome Sam
Sam Davies congratulated by the Initiatives Coeur team
Sam who reunites with her son Ruben
After a little less than 110 days on the water, Sam finishes his circumnavigation of the world.
The beautiful sails of Initiatives Coeur
Sam Davies so proud to have finished her world tour
Ideal conditions for Sam's arrival
Sam Davies arrives in Les Sables d'Olonne and finishes his circumnavigation of the world out of the race.
Great moment between Isabelle and Jean
Isabelle congratulated by her team
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Isabelle and her godchild
Small improvised dance between Isabelle Joshke and Jean Le Cam
On her way to the press conference
Nice solidarity between sailors
The supporters are there to welcome Isabelle
The world tour is finished by Isabelle and MACSF
Isabelle's press conference after her arrival out of the race
Isabelle dances to her music during her press conference
First foot on the land for Isabelle
Thanks for your support
Isabelle Joschke finhises her world tour out of the race
A beautiful blue sky to welcome Isabelle
Isabelle Joschke arrives in Les Sables d'Olonne aboard MACSF
Congratulations Isabelle !
Beautiful ascent of the channel for Isabelle Joschke
A finish out of the race, certainly, but it did not disappoint.
What a welcome for Isabelle Joschke!
Isabelle Joschke rewarded with a bouquet of flowers
Champain for Manu Cousin
Manu dances to the music he has chosen: J't'emmène au vent by Louise Attaque
Manuel Cousin during his arrival press conference
Manu celebrates with his team
The raising of Manuel Cousin's pontoons
Manu Cousin arrives in 23rd position
So proud to have finished his world tour
Very difficult sea conditions for the arrival of Manu
Welcome back Manu
Manu Cousin begins his ascent of the channel
Miranda Merron crossed the finish line after 101 days, 8 hours, 56 minutes and 51 seconds of racing
The IMOCA Campagne de France reaching Port Olona
Miranda greeting the people present in the channel to welcome her
Miranda hugging her boat Campagne de France to thank him for allowing her to make this round-the-world trip
Ouverture de la bouteille de champagne pour célébrer le retour à Port Olona
Miranda Merron congratulated by Anne Liardet during her press conference
Clément Giraud and Arnaud Boissières came to congratulate Miranda Merron
The IMOCA Campagne de France is back to Les Sables d'Olonne
Clément Giraud was welcomed and congratulated by Didac Costa on his arrival
Clément Giraud thanks Julie Rocher, team manager, for her investment in the project
Clément is getting ready to taste his entrecôte rossini
Reunion with her companion Halvard Mabire
Arrival at the pontoon of Miranda Merron and her technical team
Miranda Merron, 3rd woman in this 9th edition of the Vendée Globe
Miranda Merron celebrates her arrival with a hand fire in the bay of Les Sables d'Olonne
Miranda Merron shows the colours of Normandy after crossing the line
Since a Vendée Globe does not happen alone, Clément celebrates this moment with his team who surrounded him and helped him throughout his preparation and race
Clément Giraud accompanied by Erik Nigon, owner of the boat
Clément celebrates his Vendée Globe with traditional hand lights
Clément Giraud surrounded by his children and his wife
Relief at having brought the boat safely back to port
Clément Giraud celebrates his arrival with the traditional bottle of champagne
Explosion of emotions after realizing his dream
Clément Giraud reunites with his friend Benjamin Dutreux
He did it! Clément Giraud has just completed his round-the-world tour
Clément Giraud thanks his boat for allowing him to perform a world tour.
Didac savours his octopus à la galicienne
Didac, professional firefighter congratulated by his pairs from Les Sables d'Olonne
Didac pictured during his press conference
The firefighters' hedge of honor for their fellow firefighter, Didac Costa
Pip Hare comes to welcome Didac with whom she sailed for many miles during this Vendée Globe.
Nice sunrise for Didac's arrival
Didac Costa moved to finish his 2nd Vendée Globe
Nice surprise from the firefighters for their colleague Didac
Didac crosses the line in 20th place
Didac so proud to have finished his 2nd Vendée Globe
Didac pictured just after his crossing of the line
One Planet One Ocean back in Les Sables d'Olonne after a world tour
Didac, his team manager and his press attaché celebrating the arrival at the pontoons
Didac celebrating with flares during his ascent of the channel
Didac well received by Les Sables firefighters
Magnificent image of One planet One Ocean before entering the channel
Didac at anchor before starting the emblematic ascent of the channel.
Didac passes in front of the Chaume in les Sables d'Olonne
Time for Oceans is lifted out of the water after technical incident
Well-deserved rest with his children
Stéphane Le Diraison steps up the red carpet
© Yvan Zedda / Alea
Stéphane Le Diraison during his press conference
His boat is being repaired, but Stéphane is there to go to the pontoons.
Small damage for Stéphane before going up the channel
In spite of the last minute unforeseen event Stéphane was able to make his way up the channel.
Fans are there to welcome Stéphane
Stéphane in mixed zone on the pontoons
Kojiro and Stéphane reunites after their world tour
Stéphane popping champain
Alan Roura during his arrival press conference
It's his turn to sign the poster autographed by all the skippers.
Alan and a model of his IMOCA
Alan thanks his boat for bringing him to port.
Proud to represent Switzerland
The youngest skipper of this 9th edition of the Vendée Globe enters the channel
2nd round-the-world tour completed for Alan
Stéphane realizes his dream of sailing around the world
Pip received flowers during her press conference
Pip moved at a press conference
No more lyophilized dishes, on the ground it's french fries and steak for Alan
Pip Hare and Andi Robertson in the recreation room after his arrival
La Fabrique ascending the channel of Sables d'Olonne
Beautiful image of Alan during his ascent of the channel
After a trip around the world Alan is back on the pontoons of Port Olona.
Alan during his ascent of the channel
Pip arrives at the pontoons on his boat, the ex Super Bigou
So happy to have finished her first Vendée Globe
In spite of the night and the weather conditions, many journalists came to welcome Pip
Les Sables d'Olonne illuminated for Pip's arrival
Pip Hare celebrating her ascent of the channel with flares
King Jean congratulates Pip Hare for her great race.
Pip Hare crosses the line in 19th position
Congratulations Stéphane, after his retirement 4 years ago, this time he finishes his world tour.
Stéphane's team is getting onboard after the crossing of the finish line
Stéphane Le Diraison crosses the line in this 9th edition of the Vendée Globe
Not very nice sea conditions for Stéphane's arrival
Alan Roura and his baby
It goes fast until the finish line!
A nice 17th place for Alan
Congratulations Alan !
Alan Roura after crossing the line
In the wake of Alan's arrival
Difficult weather conditions for Alan's arrival
Alan Roura (La Fabrique)
Kojiro and his team
Champain shower at the finish of Kojiro
Kojiro happy to reunites with his team
Welcome back Arnaud
Arnaud Boissières during his ascent of the channel
Congratulations to Kojiro Shiraishi for this incredible performance despite all the problems he encountered!
He doesn't believe it
Kojiro celebrating with flares
Reunited with his team
Well surounded for his finish to Les Sables d'Olonne
Despite all the problems he encountered during the race, he managed to finish this Vendée Globe, what perseverance!
He makes history and becomes the first Asian to finish a Vendée Globe.
Kojiro Shiraishi & Roland Jourdain
© Alexander Champy-McLean
Arnaud Boissières lower his mainsail after his arrival at les Sables d'Olonne
Lots of wind and very low temperatures did not stop Cali from crossing the finish line.
Cali finish first among the second peloton of the Vendée Globe
Arnaud Boissières becomes the first skipper to finish 4 Vendée Globe in a row
Arnaud Boissières happy with his arrival in Les Sables d'Olonne
A beautiful parade for Cali
Difficult weather conditions for the finish of Cali with icy temperatures
Arnaud Boissières crosses the line in 15th place
What solidarity between Jérémie and Romain, who arrived the same day.
© Jean-Marie Liot/Alea
Romain interviewed at his arrival at the pontoons
Congratulated by his team
Romain is on fire after his arrival
Romain during his ascent of the channel
Wonderful photo of Romain after having completed his round-the-world tour.
© Vincent Curutchet/Alea
Romain photographed during his crossing of the finish line
He took out the flares as soon as he reached the finish line.
Romain and his son Ruben
Romain reunites with his son Ruben
Beautiful lights to welcome Romain
The sea conditions were rather good for Romain's arrival.
Romain so close to the finish line
Romain during his press conference
Jérémie Beyou during his press conference
Jérémie showers his team
Jérémie Beyou congratulated by his team
Nice ascent of the channel
Jérémie Beyou reunites with his sons after more than 89 days at sea.
Jérémie Beyou in great demand
Jérémie Beyou (Charal) in the channel
Jérémie Beyou celebrating in the channel with flares
Jérémie Beyou happy to have completed his trip around the world
Jérémie Beyou (Charal) crosses the finish line
Jérémie Beyou (Charal) and his co-skipper Christopher Pratt
Jérémie Beyou (Charal)
Beautiful procession for Jérémie Beyou
In the wake of Charal's arrival
It goes fast aboard Charal until the finish line
Nice sea conditions for the arrival of Jérémie Beyou
The crowd of journalists
Congratulated by her team
© Bernard Le Bars/Alea
Ascending the pontoons
© Jean-Louis Carli/Alea
Clarisse does not believe it
Clarisse is pictured celebrating with flares
Clarisse is so happy to have completed her first round-the-world trip.
The crowd came to cheer for Clarisse
Clarisse with her husband Tanguy Le Turquais, skipper aswell
Clarisse in the colors of its sponsor Banque Populaire
Portrait of Clarisse after her arrival in Les Sables d'Olonne
Clarisse in press conference after her 12th place
The formidable ascent of the Clarisse channel
© Bernard Le Bars / Alea
The reunion of Clarisse and her companion
© Olivier Blanchet/Alea
The supporters came in large numbers to welcome Clarisse.
Banque Populaire X well surrounded
Clarisse Crémer on her arrival at the pontoons
© Fred Olivier/Alea
Clarisse is in great demand as soon as she arrives.
Clarisse congratulated by her team
Clarisse popping champain
Nice colours to welcome Clarisse
Nice convoy for Banque Populaire X
Clarisse breaks the women's Vendée Globe record
Photo of Banque Populaire X from a helicopter
Clarisse completes her round-the-world tour in 12th position
Clarisse comes back to Les Sables d'Olonne with a boat rather in good condition.
What a beautiful boat!
Armel highly requested by the media
Yves Auvinet / Armel Tripon / Yannick Moreau
Jacques Caraes congratulating Armel
Watch out for the foils
Portrait of Armel
Press conference for Armel Tripon
Armel and his team
Armel enjoying his last moments on his boat
Armel enjoying his champagne
Armel reunited with his sons
Armel Tripon happy to be back in les Sables d'Olonne
Armel is getting in the channel
Armel arriving in the night
Armel finally huging his wife
L'occitane en Provence is lightened by a Beneteau boat
First images of Armel Tripon's finish
It's time to recover
Maxime Sorel at the end of his press conference
Maxime Sorel photographed during his press conference.
So many emotions between the first two international skippers to finish this Vendée Globe.
Maxime in high demand
Thank you for everything Maxime
Maxime happy to be back in Les Sables d'Olonne
Maxime thanks his boat for this beautiful 10th place.
Maxime and his team
Soda and Pizza
Bravo Maxime for this top 10
Maxime is on fire
Maxime Sorel and his smoke in the colors of the dragon V&B Mayenne
Maxime Sorel reunites with his family
Maxime Sorel applauded by the crowd
Benjamin Dutreux at the finish in Les Sables d'Olonne
Benjamin Dutreux after spending 81 days on his boat
Full speed for Benjamin Dutreux until he crosses the finish line
Jean Le Cam and his flares
King Jean Le Cam very requested
Jean Le Cam will finally hit the ground
Jean Le Cam enjoying his last moments on his boat
Jean Le Cam spots Les Sables d'Olonne
Jean Le Cam can finally hug his wife
Jean Le Cam in his press conference
Vincent Riou / Jean Le Cam / Kevin Escoffier
Jean Le Cam enjoying being back on the ground
King Jean Le Cam in press conference
Jean Le Cam and Damien Seguin
Jean Le Cam getting ready to ascend the channel
Press conference for Herrmann
First interviews for Boris
Giancarlo Pedote achieves the best performance of an Italian on a Vendée Globe
Giancarlo in press conference
Boris chill in his press conference
What a performance for the first German skipper to take part in a Vendée Globe.
Boris and Giancarlo, two great skippers
© Yvan Zedda/Alea
Great friendship between the two top 10 international skippers
Jean Le Cam
Giancarlo Pedote and his daughters
Giancarlo Pedote does not believe it
Giancarlo Pedote thanking the crowd
Finally back on land, safe and sound
A badly damaged boat but a very nice 5th final place
Great parade for Damien Seguin
Wonderful family reunion for the Seguins
Damien Seguin in pirate's mode
Only good vibes for Boris Herrmann
Damien Seguin and his team
Great respect between Herrmann and Seguin
Beautiful emotions from Damien Seguin
It is Damien Seguin's turn to crack his flares
Great respect between Pedote and Seguin
Pedote and his Team
The reunion since the rescue
Yannick bestaven with the official crew
Yannick Bestaven on the red carpet
Yannick Bestaven very solicited
Thomas Ruyant with his champagne
Boris Herrmann on his way to hit the ground
Giancarlo Pedote is coming !
Giancarlo Pedote's joy
Giancarlo Pedote can't believe he did it
Full speed for Pedote to reach the finish line
Pedote being escorted to the port
Great hug between Pedote and his boat
Damien Seguin just before crossing the line
Damien Seguin arriving at les Sables d'Olonne
Damien Seguin happy to finish this race
Boris Herrmann surrounded by numerous semi-rigids for his arrival
Boris Herrmann can finally crack his flares
Despite his last-minute collision Boris Herrmann manages to finish the Vendée Globe in 5th place.
The first skipper to cross the line and the winner united
Yannick Bestaven raises the cup of this 9th edition of the Vendée Globe
© Jean-Louis Carli/Alea/Maitre Coq
Thomas Ruyant during his press conference
Yannick Bestaven and Thomas Ruyant congratulate themselves after their incredible race
Yannick Bestaven finish
Yannick Bestaven during his finish
Yannick Bestaven applauded
Yannick Bestaven congratulated by his team
He had kissed it at his departure and as a sign, he won this trophy which symbolizes his victory in the Vendée Globe.
Beautiful picture of Thomas Ruyant in the channel
© Olivier Blanchet/Alea
The arrival of Thomas Ruyant in the channel
Master CoQ IV victorious on this Vendée Globe 2020-2021
Yannick Bestaven with a closed fist after his victory!
What a fabulous show they offered us!
Yannick Bestaven brandishing the fires of Bengal
Louis Burton happy about the race he did
Louis Burton with hand lights, photographed before his arrival on the pontoons
Louis Burton - Press conference
Louis Burton in the mixed zone after its arrival in Les Sables d'Olonne
Louis Burton reunites with his daughters
Louis Burton during his press conference
Louis and his daughters on the pontoons after his beautiful race
Burton and his flares
Louis Burton crossing the finish line in 2nd position
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Charlie Dalin with journalists
Charlie Dalin emotional after his amazing race
Charlie Dalin can finally taste champagne
Charlie Dalin and his flares
What an incredible world tour from Charlie!
Charlie Dalin's joy after crossing the line in 1st position
Charlie Dalin crossing the line in 1st position
Charlie Dalin crosses the line in 1st position
Charlie Dalin crosses the line in 1st position in this Vendée Globe 2020