20 boats to compete in this year's Vendee Globe

20 boats to compete in this year's Vendee Globe

Thursday September 27 2012 Author: James Boyd Location: none selected

Yesterday in Paris the skippers taking part in the 2012-3 Vendee Globe were presented and impressively there are 20 of them... Sam Davies, the only woman in the race, brings us up to speed with her campaign. The new Artemis Offshore Academy development squad has been named. Alex Cutler’s Hedgehog holds a narrow lead at the Melges 32 Worlds in Newport, while Team Russia continues to lead the charge at the Magic Marine SB20 Europeans. Match Race France is on alongside the MOD70 European Tour in Marseille with Laurie Jury now on top of the round robin. Rolex has extended it backing for the Fastnet Race. There are two new recruits for next week's RC44 Worlds in Rovinj.

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