Vendee Globe Series Alex Thomson
In this video Vendee Globe Competitor, Alex Thomson aboard boat Hugo Boss arrives safely in Cape Town South Africa after having to withdraw from this year’s race.
Alex’s boat suffered two damages, the first to the structural integrity to the boat in the bow section which he repaired over the course of five days.
The second damaged occurred to one of his rudder’s and it was this latest event that made the decision for him, and his team to withdraw from the Vendee Globe 2020/21.
Alex reflects on what is like to be back, his plans, and also on the amazing rescue of Kevin Escoffier.