Alex Thomson's words to the finishers
"I hope you were as riveted last night that I was, with the decided winners for the Vendée Globe. Huge congratulations to Yannick Bestaven, what an amazing race he's had on Maître Coq...!"
Amélie Grassi: "Paving the way and exploring this new concept is always exceptional"
Amélie Grassi, a member of the Biotherm crew, tells us about the start of the race from on board.•••
Robert Stanjek: Sébastien Simon proves a master at playing the shifts in and out of the Doldrums
Not many people saw this coming, but the oldest and heaviest boat in the fleet – Guyot environnement-Team Europe – has emerged from the worst of the Doldrums with a useful lead.•••