Vendee Globe: Blasting with Hugo Boss

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the Vendée Globe in the English Channel.
© Christophe Launay

Top international sailing photographer, Christophe Launay was on hand to capture Vendee Globe competitor, Hugo Boss and Alex Thompson as they ripped up the English Channel in a training session.

The Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance. It starts on November 10 and has attracted an entry of 20 competitors all sailing Open 60 yachts. It is regarded as the ultimate test of single handed trans-oceanic racing

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the Vendée Globe in the English Channel. The Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the Vendée Globe in the English Channel. The Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Alex Thomson Racing sailing Hugo Boss during a training session before the Vendée Globe in the English Channel.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the VendÈe Globe in the English Channel..The VendÈe Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.
© Christophe Launay