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Alex Thomson desperate to win Vendée Globe

Alex Thomson desperate to win Vendee Globe.

British solo ocean racing skipper Alex Thomson has described himself as "desperate" to finally secure victory in the Vendée Globe singlehanded around the world race at his fifth attempt in 2020. In an interview with the mainstream Mail Online website in the UK, Thomson described his quest for a Vendée Globe

New video of IMOCA 60 Charal foiling at speed

New video of IMOCA 60 Charal foiling at speed

A new video posted on social media showing Jeremie Beyou's recently launched IMOCA 60 Charal foiling at speeds up to 30 knots has been viewed more than 150,000 times in the few days since it appeared. Presumably many of those views of the rough clip which shows the boat scorching along mostly

Vendee Globe: Jérémie Beyou’s bold new IMOCA 60 sees light of day

Vendee Globe: Jérémie Beyou’s bold new IMOCA 60 sees light of day

The first IMOCA of the latest, newest generation of monohulls, Jérémie Beyou’s Charal left the CDK yard Tuesday 21st August. At first sight, the boat is something of a beast, tight lines which radically differ from the norms of the IMOCA class, complete with daring branding, a bold new look. And

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