Vendée Globe: Healthy and underway

Les Sables d’Olonne, France (November 7, 2020) – A sea mist shrouding the start zone held up the start of the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe, the solo non-stop round the world race, for nearly one hour and 20 minutes. All of the 33 skippers had previously been given a clean bill of health, passing the PCR COVID-19 tests which were taken 48 hours before the start. Any skipper with a positive test would not have been allowed to start…

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