VIDEO: Baptism by fire
Published on August 28th, 2015
Published on Aug 28, 2015
The monohulls Gitana Edmond de Rothschild has its first navigation in Lorient with 30 knots of wind. Sébastien Josse and his co-skipper Charles Caudrelier were on board. Images had been immortalized from a helicopter for the Gitana Team .
The Vendée Globe is a sailing race around the world and nonstop singlehanded.
Skipper sails around the world from west to east via the three major capes of Good Hope,
Leeuwin and the Horn. There is a long slide down the Atlantic, the perilous voyage across the Southern Ocean with firstly the Indian Ocean and its crossed seas, then the Pacific Ocean, the world’s biggest ocean. Finally, there is the climb back up the Atlantic to head back to Les Sables d’Olonne, which marks the start and finish of the Everest of the seas. We take a look at each section of the round the world race course…