Three months after Jérémie Beyou's arrival in the 2020-2021 Vendée Globe, the skipper and Charal announced on Tuesday 4th May that their partnership would be extended until the end of 2026. The new IMOCA boat; Charal 2 designed by Sam Manuard, has just been built by CDK Technologies in Lorient and is due to be launched in June 2022.