Desjoyeaux wins Vendee Globe Round the World Yacht Race

Michel Desjoyeaux sailing Foncia finished on Sunday 1st February at 15:11.08 GMT to win the race in 84 days 03 hours 09 minutes. It was his second victory in the race having won in his previous outing in 2000-2001. He broke the previous record for the race by more than 3 days.

He was welcomed back to Les Sables D'Olonne by a large fleet of spectator craft and large crowds on the shore.


Date Added - 02-Feb-2009


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