CURRENT AND FUTURE SAILING EVENTS WHICH PASS CAPE HORN
18 sailors ... 30,000 miles ... non-stop ... alone ... no outside assistance, no GPS. The race is in commemoration of the first Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, 1968.
The race started on Sunday, 1st July, 2018 from Les Sables d'Olonne, France.
The Rules of the Race which include limitations on the yachts and navigational equipment.
Follow the live location of the yachts on this link. You will note a position for Suhaili has been added. This presumes Robin Knox Johnson started on the same day as this race and takes his location from his log.
The leaders have now finished but 12 of the original 18 starters have now retired.
The Vendée Globe was created in the spirit of the Golden Globe, which was in 1968 the first non-stop solo round the world race via the three capes (Good Hope, Leeuwin and the Horn).
Vendée Globe 2020 will start from les Sables d'Olonne on Sunday 8 November, 2020.
20 February, 2019