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The best photos from the 2016-17 Vendée Globe

The best photos from the 2016-17 Vendée Globe

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Banque Populaire wins in record-breaking time

The 2017 Vendée Globe round-the-world sailing race is drawing to a close with the first sailors crossing the finish line yesterday (January 19). It has been widely hailed as a classic and a large part of this was the blistering pace of the winner Banque Populaire.

This 18.28 metre CDK foiling monohull, flying North 3Di sails, was skippered by Musto ambassador Armel Le Cléac’h, who broke the course record by sailing 24,500 nautical miles in 74 days, 3 hours, 35 minutes and 46 seconds.

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