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North Sails Vendee Globe Video Series in Six Episodes

25th October 2020
North Sails Vendee Globe Video Series in Six Episodes

As fans gather for the Vendee Globe Race and to be captivated by the next generation of IMOCAs, North Sails has produced its own video series on the solo non-stop round the world race.

The series is narrated by one of the race founders, French navigator Loïck Peyron who lends his voice as narrator in a six-part video series. He offers his perspective on this legendary race by telling the story of the exceptional skippers who dare take on the challenge.

Here are the first three episodes of six below:

Vendée Globe Special – Episode 1 – Thus was Born the Vendée Globe

Peyron offers his perspective on this legendary race by telling the story of the exceptional skippers who dare take on the challenge, the passion that drives them, and the quest for open-ocean adventure

Vendée Globe 2020 – Episode 2 – The IMOCA Takes Flight

The Vendée Globe is a race exclusively reserved for the IMOCA, a 60-foot monohull machine built for racing. The open rule gives the naval architects great freedom of design when imagining the next generation of boats.

Vendée Globe 2020 – Episode 3 – The Spirit of Adventure

More than a race, the Vendée Globe is the ultimate adventure. The skippers hunger to get out of their comfort zone and exceed their limits, and it is their story that fascinates the spectators

Click the North Sails site for the next episodes

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