6.Vendee Globe 2008/09

Start 7.November 2008 Les Sables d'Olonne
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Kurskarte Vendee Globe 2008

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Regattaberichte Michel Desjoyeaux/FONCIA
Regattaberichte Sam Davies/ROXY
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Berichte und Daten der Skipper
Sunday 1st February 15h21 (UT)
MICHEL DESJOYEAUX ON THE 60 FOOT MONOHULL FONCIA WINS THE VENDÉE GLOBE 2008-2009

- Michel Desjoyeaux adds a new reference time to the race!
- Michel Desjoyeaux wins the “Everest of sailing” for a second time
- “It’s not a beautiful story, it’s TOO beautiful”.
Michel Desjoyeaux on his 60 foot monohull FONCIA crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe 2008/2009 this Sunday 1st February 2009 at 15h21’08’’ UT. FONCIA’s race time is 84 days, 03 hours, 09 minutes and 08 seconds. He covered the 24,840 theoretical miles (46,003.68 km) of this course, single-handed and without assistance, at the average speed of 12.30 knots.
As such he has beaten the previous record set in 2004 (Vincent Riou on PRB of 87d 10h 47m) by 3 days 07 hours and 39 minutes. It is worth remembering that Michel Desjoyeaux:
- had a deficit of 41 hours on the head of the fleet when he set out from Les Sables d’Olonne a second time on Tuesday 11th November,
- had a total deficit of 670.3 miles on Saturday 15th November behind the leader,
- covered 1,160 additional miles along the theoretical course in the Southern Ocean given the N’ly position of the obligatory ice gates along the route.

  • 18.04.2009 - A GENERAL CONSENSUS REGARDING CHANGE
  • 17.03.2009 - there will be a prize ceremony
  • 16.03.2009 - Norbert Sedlacek on the pontoon
  • 15.03.2009 - Top 10 for Dinelli, what he said
  • 10.03.2009 - Eggs, milk and potatoes for Rich
  • 03.03.2009 - Raphaël Dinelli suffers a broken boom
  • 28.02.2009 - And then there were three...
  • 25.02.2009 - A Finisterre fright for White and Sedlacek
  • 22.02.2009 - Dinelli crosses the line
  • 18.02.2009 - IMOCA's Early Learnings From The Vendée
  • 17.02.2009 - DEE CAFFARI FIRST WOMAN SOLO,BOTH WAYS
  • 16.02.2009 - Marc Guillemot/Safran clinched a hard won third place
  • 16.02.2009 - Thompson takes fifth
  • 14.02.2009 - Valentine's Day triumph for female sailor Sam Davies
  • 14.02.2009 - Down the tunnel of love on St Roxy Day
  • 14.02.2009 - Third place across line for Roxy skipper Sam Davies(GBR)
  • 13.02.2009 - Slow Mo Roxy, Thompson slows
  • 12.02.2009 - Only 30 hours to go for Sam Davies in the Vendée Globe
  • 11.02.2009 - Less than a Fastnet for Sam
  • 09.02.2009 - Marc Guillemot is continuing without keel
  • 09.02.2009 - Keel problem on Safran
  • 09.02.2009 - A small Roxy return
  • 07.02.2009 - Rookie Armel Le Cléac'h crossed the finishing line
  • 07.02.2009 - Brit Air lands second in Les Sables d'Olonne sunshine
  • 06.02.2009 - Sam Davies hoping to break Ellens Vendée record
  • 03.02.2009 - Life-size surprise for sailor's wife
  • 03.02.2009 - Le Cléach looks set to follow up on his second place
  • 03.02.2009 - Jetzt Armel Le Cléac’h Zweiter - Sam Davies Dritte !!
  • 01.02.2009 - "Call him 'Mich the Machine'"
  • 01.02.2009 - Zusammenfassung der Michel-Reise
  • 01.02.2009 - M.DESJOYEAUX ON FONCIA WINS THE VENDÉE GLOBE
  • 01.02.2009 - Michel Desjoyeaux’s first treat for the waiting crowds
  • 29.01.2009 - Roland Jourdain is now slowed and heading for the Azores
  • 29.01.2009 - Sam Davies onboard Roxy crosses Equator
  • 28-01-2009 - Sticking points again for Jourdain
  • 27-01-2009 - Bouncing back - Sam wieder auf Platz 4
  • 23-01-2009 - Temenos II bound for Europe
  • 23-01-2009 - “Next obstacle: the calms of the Azores…”
  • 21-01-2009 - Advantage Foncia
  • 16-01-2009 - On hold at the Horn
  • 16-01-2009 - THE HARDEST DAY OF THE VENDÉE GLOBE
  • 15-01-2009 - Pindar hat Kap Hoorn gerundet
  • 14-01-2009 - Please Release Me
  • 12-01-2009 - IMOCA PAY TRIBUTE TO RECENT EVENTS
  • 11-01-2009 - Sam at the Horn
  • 08-01-2009 - PRB under tow to Port Williams
  • 08-01-2009 - Jean Le Cam/VM Materieux südlich Kap Hoorn Schiffbruch
  • 06-01-2009 - BT safely moored in Auckland
  • 06-01-2009 - Jean Le Cam’s EPIRB was activated west of Cape Hoorn
  • 05-01-2009 - Michel hat Kap Hoorn gerundet
  • 02-01-2009 - GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE AS THE HORN LOOMS
  • 30-12-2008 - Gitana Eighty expected in Perth tonight
  • 29-12-2008 - B.Stamm - Arrival in Réunion tomorrow
  • 29.12.2008 - Josse forced to abandon Vendée Globe
  • 28.12.2008 - Broken spreaders on Algimouss Spirit of Canada
  • 27.12.2008 - Still waiting to assess repairs
  • 26.12.2008 - Situationsbericht Michel-A LESS THAN CHIC PACIFIC!
  • 26.12.2008 - (Knocked) Down but not out
  • 26.12.2008 - SKIPPER SAFE, MASSIVE WIPEOUT IN 60 KNOT STORM
  • 21.12.2008 - GENERALI 12 low res photos of Yann Eliès rescue
  • 21.12.2008 - After the dramas of the previous few days
  • 20.12.2008 - Yann has transferred to HMAS Arunta, 1.Rettungsvideo
  • 19.12.2008 - Michel going on ahead
  • 19-12-2008 - Marc Guillemot : «Yann waved to me»
  • 19-12-2008 - Day 41: Kiwi transition may offer tactical one-upmanship
  • 19-12-2008 - Elies rescue procedure under way
  • 18-12-2008 - Current situation aboard Generali
  • 18-12-2008 - Yann Eliès/Generali suffers a serious injury
  • 16-12-2008 - Departure from KerguelenI. scheduled tomorrow
  • 16-12-2008 - Mastbruch Ecover-The great Southern carnage
  • 16-12-2008 - Mike Golding leads this Vendee Globe
  • 15-12-2008 - Flottenführer Pierre Dick hat Ruderschaden
  • 15-12-2008 - Bernard Stamm is beginning race against clock
  • 15-12-2008 - Stamm auf Kerguelen an Land getrieben
  • 15-12-2008 - Die Kerguelen I. - Feature-'the desolate islands'
  • 13-12-2008 - Rudder damage on Cheminées Poujoulat
  • 13.12.2008 - Temenos II route towards Kerguelen Islands
  • 13.12.2008 - A Drag Race...-Schaden am Kiel TemenosII
  • 12.12.2008 - Michel Desjoyeaux - A busy week with the TAAF
  • 12.12.2008 - Gitana Eighty diverts towards Australia
  • 12.12.2008 - Safran-Kollision mit Meerestier
  • 10.12.2008 - The dream is over for Loïck Peyron
  • 10.12.2008 - Bei 30kn Wind brach L.Peyron der Mast
  • 08.12.2008 - The calm, südl.Kapstadt
  • 01.12.2008 - M.Thiercelin(DCNS, RTD) dismasting
  • 26.11.2008 - J.Beyou/DELTA DORE - withdrawal
  • 25.11.2008 - “It’s heeling, slamming and wet!”
  • 15.11.2008 - A combined attack at the approach to Cape Verde
  • 14-11-2008 - Michel/Foncia: ON THE HUNT!
  • 13.11.2008 - Gitana Eighty leading at Madeira
  • 11.11.2008 - 30 Vendée Globe skippers expecting tough opening
  • Sam Davies - die Heldin des Race

    Armel L'Cleach wird gefeiert

    Sam Davies gratuliert Michel

    Verdienter Sieg von Michel

    Roxy in voller Schönheit zurück am Äquator

    Sam Davies - auch im Masttop gute Laune

    Sonnenuntergang in den Tropen für Michel

    Glückliche Rettung von Yann Elies/Generali
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