GGR 2022: SEPTEMBER 4TH, 2022
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January 21st 2021 11:27 AMAfter exactly 59 days and 7000nm Guy & Sagarmatha entered port
After exactly 59 days and 7000nm, from the Panama to the Azores, Guy and Sagarmatha entered the lovely little port of Povoacao on Sao Miguel in the Azores this morning.
He sounded remarkably well, and has enjoyed a Portuguese steak and red wine, hot shower, and a trip to the barbers!
Further updates in due course. Follow his Youtube Channel here.
December 9th 2020 03:39 AMThree years ago 2017 Paris Nautic boat show
Just three years ago on Dec 9th 2017 Paris Nautic boat show #GGR2018 Press conference…WHY? do we all look so much younger?? 🙂 #GGR2022 is just around the corner.
November 14th 2020 03:46 AMPat Lawless looks like he just won the GGR
Pat Lawless looks like he just won the GGR but instead he just sold all his Big Value raffle tickets, so still a winner…LIKE his page for the fun details!! …Go Pat!! … #GGR2022
October 29th 2020 10:14 AMFrance moves into lockdown tonight till Dec. 1st
France moves into lockdown tonight till Dec. 1st. The Vendee Globe Village will close. The Race will go ahead without the crowds. BRAVO to the Vendee Globe organisers and Les Sables d’Olonne..Keep the spirit and the world still watches!! The #GGR2022 Press conference planned for the 5th NOV will probably be cancelled. We have meetings today to discuss it. Jean Luc Van Den Heede #GGR2018 yacht Matmut ( now owned by GGR 22 entrant Graham Dalton) is at the village and today we were about to put up a huge GGR banner on the boat and flags etc for the crowds. Still a crazy world hey!! but the Race is ON!!
October 5th 2020 01:35 PM8 minutes of a GGR2018 Film at the Les Sables d’Olonne Vendée Globe Film Festival
On 31st October at the Les Sables d’Olonne Vendée Globe Film Festival at 17.50hrs you can see 8 minutes of a #GGR2018 Film. WE hope to release the documentary next year. It tells a special story….about Adventure and the human spirit, not money or business, or speed, or high tech…but a human endeavour that is too real!! ..We are all very proud of the Golden Globe Race and Les Sables d’Olonne who supported us from the very beginning!
September 22nd 2020 01:35 AMDon’t miss out our live today :)
Another week, today live will be our UK entry John Clarke with his Nicholson ” Skyeblue” and you will surprise to see who’s next Let’s have a guess, don’t miss out!
September 4th 2020 10:33 AMTwo years from today
September 4th, 2022 Two years from today, a group of adventurous sailors will set out from Les Sables d’Olonne on the third edition of the Golden Globe Race. As was the case in the first two editions , none can predict the outcome, other than to say it will be a celebration of the human spirit during a sporting challenge that is incomparable and in many ways unimaginable. Be ready for another incredible adventure! that truly is pure and simple…One sailor, one boat, no technology, no assistance, totally alone!! …the clock is running… #GGR2022
August 4th 2020 02:30 AMGGR LIVE TODAY
This “May” become a regular thing 🙂 ask your questions during the live, Expect anything? Subjects will include serious and silly opinions on life, Daily routine, wet weather gear, weather reports,communications, drogues,harnesses, food, cooking, writing logs, sleeping-when- in- on what, and with who 🙁 ( Joke!) entertainment, sails,navigation, anti fouling, power systems, toilets, girlfriends and politics…OPPS ?? scrap the last tooooo 🙂 …Share the hell out of it but do not accept responsibility.. #GGR2022