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Major setback for faceOcean in the Vendee Globe

Par Virtual Regatta - September 7 2016

On August 31 August at 2:30PM ; faceOcean’ mast, the boat skippered by Sebastien Destremau, breaks into four pieces in Saint-Mandrier in the Var.

With the offical measurer in attendance, the incident occurrs whilst doing a routine control imposed by the IMOCA class to all participants in the Vendée Globe

" I could have done without this !" said the guttered Skipper.

My team and ours partners will do everything in their power to be on the startline comes November 6 " he added.

Sébastien will attending the official press conference of the Vendée Globe on 14th September at the Palais Brongniart in Paris.

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