by Christophe Launay on 13 Oct 2012
Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the Vendée Globe in the English Channel.
© Christophe Launay
The Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance. It starts on November 10 and has attracted an entry of 20 competitors all sailing Open 60 yachts. It is regarded as the ultimate test of single handed trans-oceanic racing