THE New York Vendée 2024

Embark on an epic adventure that will take you from the skyscrapers of New York to the idyllic coastline of Les Sables d’Olonne. The New York Vendée is a legendary transatlantic race, bringing together the best skippers in the world for an exceptional Imoca sailing challenge! 





The New York Vendée Race is a test of speed and strategy where skippers must sail across the North Atlantic, battling varied weather conditions and complex currents. This 2024 edition is special because it also serves as a dress rehearsal before the prestigious 2024 Vendée Globe.

The New York Vendée 2024 is a unique opportunity for skippers to test their strategies, hone their skills and prepare for the Vendée Globe 2024. The race offers a realistic simulation of the challenges skippers will face in the famous non-stop, non-assisted, single-handed round-the-world race.

Join the Competition

Join the global community of e-sailors on Virtual Regatta and take part in this thrilling race, without even needing to put on a foulies coat! Whether you’re a novice or an experienced sailor, the New York Vendée on Virtual Regatta offers you an immersive and realistic experience of sailing on the high seas.

Why participate?

Global competition: Measure yourself against the best e-sailors from around the world.

Realism and immersion: Enjoy a realistic simulation with sailing conditions based on real weather data.

Strategy and performance: Develop and refine your navigation and strategy skills to cross the Atlantic as quickly as possible.

Preparation for the Vendée Globe: Take part in this race and train your e-skipper skills in preparation for the great adventure of the Vendée Globe 2024.

How to play? 

  1. Register on Virtual Regatta Offshore.
  2. Prepare your boat and customise your settings to optimise your performance.
  3. Follow the weather forecasts and adjust your route accordingly.
  4. Take part in the race from 29 May and track your progress in real time.
  5. Compare your results with those of the other participants and see where you stand in the world rankings.