The Vendee Globe is the toughest around the world race for sailors. The 10th potion of the Vendee Globe has been decided and it goes to Arnaud Boissières who touched the finish line of the popular racing event at 8 hours 26 minutes on last Friday morning.
This is the third time that Arnaud Boissières has completed the Vendee Globe race. He completed the race in 28 days, 16 hours and 48 minutes later than the first position that went to Armel Le Cléac’h. Boissieres traveled a total of 102 days, 20 hours and 24 minutes and sailed for 28,155 miles from the start of the Vendee Globe to the finish line at Les Sables d’Olonne. His average speed during this testing race was 11.4 knots. (more…)