VIDEO: Vendée Arctique: Two months to go!

VIDEO Vendée Arctique

At 5:00 pm on Sunday 12th June 2022 will be given the start of the Vendée Arctique, the first chapter of the Vendée Globe 2024 adventure. The skippers will leave Les Sables d'Olonne and head north towards the icy waters of the Arctic Circle. 

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A demanding course 

The Vendée Arctique, a single-handed, non-stop, without assistane ocean race, will cover 3,500 nautical miles. The IMOCA boats will sail up the Atlantic to Iceland, which they will round to cross the Arctic Circle. The finish line should be crossed after 10 to 12 days at sea in Port Olona, Les Sables d’Olonne.

Auteur

  • Ice

    Bio

    Eddy Lekens, Ice for his sailing friends, started sailing at the age of 9 and soon started racing with keelboats with his parents. He is the founder and owner of ClubRacer, one of Europe's most popular sailing websites. Eddy Lekens was in 2004 awarded for "best offshore sailor of The Netherlands" for his results with the Audi sailing team. His other passion away from sailing is being a omnichannel ecommerce consultant.