Alex Thomson backs ‘rookie’ Canada ocean racing campaign 

Alex Thomson is supporting newcomer Scott Shawyer and Canada Ocean Racing in his goal to reach the 2028 Vendée Globe When solo ocean racing skipper Alex Thomson announced that he was stepping aside from competitive sailing after the 2020 Vendée Globe, he didn’t give many clues as to what he was going to do next. […]

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Kevin Escoffier: Tough guy of the sea

Kevin Escoffier may be famous for his dramatic Vendée Globe rescue, but there is much more to his story, as he tells Helen Fretter We all know how French solo skippers get so darn good. They move from youth sailing to Mini Transat and Figaro classes, where they drill for years. Then the lucky few […]

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