The 8th Vendee Globe Race 2016/2017

6th November 2016 – 29 intrepid sailors set off!

The photo above is of the sole English entry into this years race, HUGO BOSS skippered by Alex Thompson.

Alan and I were lucky enough to be within reasonable reach of Les Sables d’Olonne from Port la Forêt and so we decided to take a break from Musetta’s winter lay up preparations to go and see these brave sailors set off!….. Continue reading “The 8th Vendee Globe Race 2016/2017”