The solo, unassisted, round-the-world yacht race

At 1:02 pm on 6 November 2016, the eight edition of the Vendée Globe yacht race will begin. This solo, unassisted, round-the-world race will set sail from Les Sables-d'Olonne. You can now book your place on board a boat and experience this exceptional event for yourself. Discover the registered list of sailors for the race, the winners of previous editions and, detailed information about the Vendée Globe Village - a free-entry venue open to the public three weeks before the start of the race.

7 - Tourism Pavilion: event and highlights

The Tourism Pavilion will be open between 15 October and 6 November 2016, at the Vendée Globe Village in Les Sables-d'Olonne. During the three-week period, it will host a number of events at the Village, including the "Les Toqués du Vendée Globe", the "One woman, one skipper" event, and various other activities and highlights.

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