After A stArt delAyed by fog, the 33-boAt fleet of Vendee Globe solo racers began the nonstop race around the world on November 8, 2020, from Les Sablesd’Olonne in France. The fleet was the largest yet for the race, which requires the utmost in ocean racing skill and determination just to finish, let alone the effort required to push one’s self and one’s boat as hard as possible to win.
Normally, the race village and surrounding area is crowded with as many as 350,000 spectators, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the race village was locked down and the surrounding area was reportedly largely devoid of fans for the start.
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