Alex Thompson arrives in Guadeloupe

Alex Thompson arrives in Guadeloupe

Alex Thomson misses out on winning the transatlantic Route du Rhum race after running aground in the closing stages. Thomson, 44, crossed the finish line in Guadeloupe but was handed a 24-hour penalty by race judges. His IMOCA class Hugo Boss monohull grounded off the...
40th Route du Rhum

40th Route du Rhum

123 boats set off along a three-mile start line off St Malo, on the singlehanded transatlantic race to Guadaloupe. All eyes will be on the Ultime class. The three magnificent new foilers – Armel Le Cleac’h’s Banque Populaire IX, Francois Gabart’s modified Macif, and...