British skipper Alex Thomson sets sail on New York to Vendée race

British sailor Alex Thomson today embarked upon The Ocean Masters New York to Vendée Race, a 3,100 mile, single-handed sprint from downtown New York across the Atlantic to Les Sables D’Olonne, France. The challenge marks Thomson’s first single-handed offshore race on board his new IMOCA 60 race yacht, HUGO BOSS, which - after more than two years in the making - was unveiled by the Alex Thomson Racing team just last year. The New York to Vendée Race sees Read More