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B&G partner with Thomas Ruyant and LinkedOut in the Vendée Globe 2020-21

by Dulcie Allen, B&G 30 Oct 2020 11:00 GMT
B&G partner with Thomas Ruyant and LinkedOut in the Vendée Globe 2020-21 © Pierre Bouras / TR Racing

B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, are pleased to announce their partnership with Thomas Ruyant who will be racing the LinkedOut boat in the Vendée Globe 2020-21.

B&G are supporting Ruyant's attempt to win the race by providing some of the latest marine electronics onboard and in a longer term working together to develop new technology and innovations.

Racing in support of the LinkedOut project, his aim is to mobilise the uniting power of the Vendée Globe and accelerate the construction of a more fraternal society.

"We are pleased to announce our partnership with Thomas Ruyant and LinkedOut as he prepares to compete in the Vendée Globe 2020", said Simon Conder, Head of B&G. "B&G has been at the cutting edge of sailing innovation for over 50 years. Our passion for sailing gives us an unrivalled platform for developing new technology. We look forward to working with Thomas throughout his attempt to win this most iconic and demanding race and working with him and his team to develop future innovations."

"I am delighted to partner with B&G and have the support of them and their products as I attempt to win the Vendée Globe 2020," said Thomas. "Working with a brand acclaimed for its award-winning, race-proven technology is a huge performance enhancer and I look forward to collaborating with them throughout the race and in the future."

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