Vendee Globe Kevin Escoffier rescue

When Kevin Escoffier’s boat sank in the Southern Ocean within two minutes, he was rescued by fellow Vendée Globe competitor Jean le Cam. Pete Goss examines the expert seamanship involved…

Unremarkable in any other context, the boats lining up for the start of the Golden Globe Race in July were, by their presence in Les Sables-d’Olonne, quite extraordinary. Heading off…