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IMOCA Open 60 – Vendée Globe – Les Sables dOlonne – Day 98, Costa ESP, the first amateur, terminates as 20th

Last night UTC, shortly before 20h, Didac Costa ESP (One Planet One Ocean) crossed the finish line in Les Sables dOlonne after 97 days and 6 hours in 20th place. Costa, who works as a fireman in Barcelona, is the first amateur to finish the Vendée. 4 years ago, he took 10 days more to complete the circumnavigation. His Open 60, the former Kingfisher of Ellen McArthur GBR, finishing 2nd after 94 days 19 years ago, was only slightly faster in those days. The report. —– Next up on Wednesday will be Clément Giraud FRA (Compagnie du lit), 687 miles short this morning. —– The race tracker and the reports.

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