Nov 06

VENDEE GLOBE 2016

         BENETEAU, Official Vendée Globe provider    

THE “EVEREST OF THE SEAS”!

Vendee Globe et Beneteau

Commonly referred to as the Everest of the seas, the eighth Vendée Globe, the only non-stop single-handed round-the-world race unaided, will start in Les Sables d’Olonne,
on Sunday 6 November 2016.

COURSE

Vendee Globe & Beneteau

BENETEAU, OFFICIAL VENDÉE GLOBE PROVIDER

For the fourth time running, the race organizers, journalists, photographers and VIPs will be passengers on BENETEAU boats for the preparations and start of this legendary race. 

The fleet of 16 motorboats is composed of the latest models of the Antares, Gran Turismo and Barracuda ranges. It will include the Gran Turismo 49, Antares 32 and Antares 36, as well as the Barracuda 8, with Suzuki engines.

HIGHLIGHTS OF 2012

For the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe, won by François Gabart, BENETEAU provided the organization committee with Antares, Flyers and Swift Trawlers. A quick flash back to the race start in tough weather conditions!