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Show news Kojiro Shiraishi wants to finish the job in 2020
One of the stand-out figures in the 2016 Vendée Globe
Posted on 15 Feb
Five female contenders for 2020 Vendée Globe
After announcement that Banque Populaire is working alongside Clarisse Crémer
Posted on 8 Feb
Ticket to ride to the Vendée Globe
Latest generation IMOCA 60 build in full swing
Posted on 7 Feb
Kaïros: The new stronghold for IMOCA projects
Roland Jourdain is certainly being kept busy
Posted on 2 Feb
OC Sport opens international base in France
One of the first to take advantage is VOR-winning skipper Charles Caudrelier
Posted on 17 Jan
An eighth new IMOCA being built
All these new generation boats will line up for the 2020 Vendée Globe
Posted on 16 Jan
2019: An unprecedented boom for the IMOCA class
The IMOCA class has never experienced such enthusiasm
Posted on 8 Jan
The Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2018: Part 2
Some really not very obvious-at-all stories that have crept in!
Posted on 25 Dec 2018
Thomas Ruyant builds IMOCA 60 for Vendée Globe
An investment group from the North of France are supporting
Posted on 19 Dec 2018
A great Rhum
40th anniversary proved to be a memorable edition
Posted on 15 Dec 2018
"The Ocean Race" is born in Paris
Good progress was made and celebrated in Paris this week
Posted on 15 Dec 2018
The IMOCA class continues to push forward
2019 looks like being an exciting, action-packed year with six races
Posted on 13 Dec 2018
2019 Transat Jacques Vabre: Preview
Class40, Muli50 and Imoca60 will brave the Atlantic double-handed
Posted on 9 Dec 2018
IMOCA offers a positive appraisal of Route du Rhum
A very positive appraisal of the Route du Rhum
Posted on 6 Dec 2018
North Sails Weekly Debrief
A-Cat Breaking News, Route du Rhum Victories, US Sailing Hall of Fame, Client Testimonials
Posted on 24 Nov 2018
Paul Meilhat looks back at the IMOCA contest
His first major solo victory in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Posted on 23 Nov 2018
Six winners, six classes
In the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Posted on 23 Nov 2018
Sharp third and Gavignet signs off with a win
British skipper Phil Sharp does all he can to hide his feelings
Posted on 21 Nov 2018
Antoine & Richomme win Rhum Multis & Class 40
In the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Posted on 20 Nov 2018
Wild times in the 2018 Route du Rhum
Wild times in the 2018 Route du Rhum for IMOCA 60 and Multi50 classes
Posted on 20 Nov 2018
Class 40 top five target Guadeloupe
Leaders expected today in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Posted on 20 Nov 2018
Malizia II - YCM finished fifth IMOCA
In the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Posted on 17 Nov 2018
Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 14
Today's IMOCA analysis by Gwénolé Gahinet
Posted on 17 Nov 2018
North Sails Weekly Debrief
Route du Rhum, Race Record, Grand Prix Season win, Speed Reading, Art & Science of Sails
Posted on 17 Nov 2018
A delighted Meilhat is crowned IMOCA winner
Paul Meilhat crowned the unexpected winner of the IMOCA class
Posted on 17 Nov 2018
Alex Thomson finishes Route du Rhum
First IMOCA across the line, but jury has to give a 24 hour penalty
Posted on 16 Nov 2018
Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 13
There has been a huge upset in the race between the IMOCAs
Posted on 16 Nov 2018
Damage to Alex Thomson's Hugo Boss
In closing stages of Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Posted on 16 Nov 2018
Armel Tripon wins Multi50 class
Third finishers crossed the line in Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Posted on 16 Nov 2018
Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 12
Alex Thomson is expected off Tête à l'Anglais island
Posted on 15 Nov 2018
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Kojiro Shiraishi
© Team Kojiro Shiraishi
Kojiro Shiraishi with Roland Jourdain
© Team Kojiro Shiraishi
Kojiro Shiraishi
© Team Kojiro Shiraishi
Isabelle Joschke avec Sam Davies - Vendée Globe
© Thierry Martinez / DRHEAM Cup
Clarisse Crémer - Vendée Globe
© Banque Populaire
Alexia Barrier - Vendée Globe
© Arnaud Pilpré / RouteduRhum
Pip Hare - Vendée Globe
© www.piphareoceanracing.com
Sam Davies - Vendée Globe
© Eloi Stichelbaut
Aan adventure to Vendée Globe
© Tanguy Blondel
Aan adventure to Vendée Globe
© Matt Knighton
Isabelle Joschke, skipper MACSF
© Thierry Martinez / www.thmartinez.com
Jérémie Beyou's Charal
© Yvan Zedda / Alea / Charal
A magnificent start for the Route du Rhum off Saint-Malo
© Benoit Stichelbaut
The IMOCAs in front of the public at the start of the Route du Rhum
© Benoit Stichelbaut
Paul Meilhat (SMA), la Route du Rhum's winner - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
Alan Roura (La Fabrique) - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
Vincent Riou (PRB) - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
SMA, UCAR-StMichel, Hugo Boss / La Route du Rhum 2018
© Alexis Courcoux
Boris Heermann (Malizia) - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
Yann Eliès (UCAR-StMichel) - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
Damien Seguin (Groupe Apici) - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
Stéphane Le Diraison (Time For Oceans) - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© IMOCA
French fans turn out to great French heroes at the finish of the Vendee Globe
© Vincent Curutchet / DPPI / Vendee Globe
The hero is carried ashore - Finish IMOCA60 class - Route du Rhum - November 2018
© Yvan Zedda
A smiling Alex Thomson - even coming second has its compensations
© Alexis Courcoux
Paul Meilhat (SMA) enjoying his champagne moment after winning the IMOCA class in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.
© Alexis Courcoux
Yann Eliès at the dock in Guadeloupe with winner, Paul Meilhat after a great battle on the water - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© Alexis Courcoux
It took the skipper on SMA 12 days, 11 hours 23 minutes to complete the race - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© Yvan Zedda
The biggest career win for French solo skipper, Paul Meilhat - 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
© Alexis Courcoux