VIDEO: Vendee Globe pontoon departure

Images and interviews of the boats leaving Port Olona, including Chris Tibbs on the weather
See the emotional farewell of some of the Vendee Globe fleet and interviews with Chris Tibbs and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and a few farewell comments from Sam Davies, Brian Thompson and Jonny Malbon. Click here to see this video. NB: This video are formatted to play in Windows Media Player and are LARGE in size - therefore only suitable for those with a suitably fast broadband connection. They should play out as they download. Mac users can now view .wmv files by downloading a suitable add on to Quicktime - for example we use Flip4Mac which works a treat. The only noticable difference is that while the clip will play out while downloading on a PC in Internet Explorer, on a Mac it must download first.