• The Last Dash To Les Sables d’Olonne

    The final sprint to the Vendée Globe finish line will see the frontrunners start to arrive in Les Sables d’Olonne early this evening. The outcome will only become clear in the final miles and you won’t want to miss a second! Here is everything you need to know about where to follow the action.


    The live video coverage of the finishes can be followed in English on the Vendée Globe website and the race’s official social media channels, Facebook, Dailymotion and YouTube. English commentary will be thanks to Alec Wilkinson, Dee Caffari and Will Harris, covering the top five finishers.


    At 200 miles from the finish line, the race trackers will be updated every 30 minutes and then every 5 minutes from 60-miles, so you won’t miss a beat. Check out the tracker here.

    Charlie Dalin (Apivia) is expected at the finish off Les Sables d’Olonne between 18h15 and 1900UTC today January 27.

    Louis Burton (Bureau Vallée 2) between 22h00 and 24h00UTC
    Boris Herrmann (Seaexplorer – Yacht Club de Monaco) between 00h00 and 01h00 on January 28
    Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) between 2h00 and 4h00UTC
    Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV) between 02h30 and 04h30UTC

    Conditions at the finish will be overcast with showers, wing south-westlerly 16-22 knots and waves of 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 metres overnight.

    Social media channels

    The English twitter channel will bring you blow-by-blow updates as the action unfolds.

    Follow Instagram for the latest stories and best images.

    Facebook is your go-to for live video!

    International TV Channels

    UK – BT Sport - some live coverage but will depend on finish times

    Eurosport Player – full live coverage planned

    Belgium – RTFV – coverage planned

    Croatia – SPTV – coverage planned

    Germany – NDR – full coverage planned

    Germany – SAT1 – full coverage planned

    Germany – RARD – full coverage planned

    Balkans – Sportclub – some coverage planned

    Switzerland – RTS digital channel – coverage planned

    Australia - Channel 7+ - coverage planned

    New Zealand – Skysports – best of package planned

    Global – Olympic channel – full live stream package

    Global – Edge sport (pay channel) – full live stream package
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