Vendee Globe 2020- Winner

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Vendee globe winner © Jean-Louis CarliAleaMaitre Coq
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Yannick Bestaven sailing Maitre CoQ IV photo credit IMOCA

The finish on Wednesday night/Thursday morning was a fabulous finale to a dramatic race.

Yannick Bestaven, 48 year old French national was declared the winner after receiving a time allowance for turning back to rescue a stricken fellow competitor earlier in the race, crossed the finish line 3rd at 3.19 am on Thursday morning (28/1/21).

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Charlie Dalin photo credit Dalin/Apivia

Charlie Dalin, who had been in the lead claimed line honours arriving at Les Stables d’Olonne, Western France at 19.35 on Wednesday evening.


Third was Louis Burton on Bureau Vallee 2 in at 23.45, just before midnight.

Vendee Globe- Race To The Finish


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