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The IMOCA Globe Series Championship set to fire up again for four seasons on 29 May

by IMOCA Globe Series 21 May 2021 01:59 PDT
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Devised in 2017, the IMOCA Globe Series Championship, which combines the world’s superlative offshore races, enjoyed its first great success with its inaugural cycle from June 2018 to March 2021.

After three years of incredibly top-flight competition, the latter rounded off in style over the winter with the amazing climax of the Vendée Globe, which ultimately saw Boris Herrmann (Seaexplorer-YC de Monaco) crowned IMOCA Champion, ahead of Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) and Charlie Dalin (APIVIA).

The title is now up for grabs once more with the official launch of the IMOCA Globe Series 2021-2025 on 29 May 2021 as The Ocean Race Europe sets sail from Lorient, Brittany.

With this new cycle of sport come a few major changes. On the one hand, the admission of crewed races as official events and on the other a development of the classification system, which will operate using a more dynamic system designed to increase the value of the sailors’ annual performance.

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