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Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe's ranking on 5th February

From 19/12/2008 to 06/02/2009 at 23:59

Cocorico! A French sailor wins again  this famous solo non-stop round the world race! In fact, even if some British navigators managed to make their way in the top ten,and it has to be said, the female Brits are the best.

Vendée Globe leaders on 5th February

1- Michel Desjoyeaux (Fra) - The Winner arrived at 15:11 UT - Elapsed time for course: 84 days 3 hours 9 mn. 8 sec.
Actual distance sailed: 28303.2 Nm. - Actual average speed: 14.0 KTS - Average speed over course: 12.30 KTS

2- Armel Le Cleac'h (Fra)

3 - Samantha Davies (UK)

4- Marc Guillemot (Fra)

5- Brian Thompson (UK)

6- Dee Caffari (UK)

7- Arnaud Boissieres (Fra)

8- Steve White (UK)

9- Rich Wilson (US)

10-Raphael Dinelli (Fra)

If you want to know everything about the Vendée Globe and discover the new rankings, go on the The Race Website

And to understand why the French are so good at solo-sailing, read our artice: French supremacy on the Vendée Globe? 


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