Where is Alex Thomson now?


Where is Alex Thomson now?

Where is Alex Thomson now?

Alex Thomson ceases racing in the Vendée Globe After incurring damage to the starboard rudder of his boat, British sailor Alex Thomson has ceased racing in the Vendée Globe and is now sailing his boat towards Cape Town.

Why did Alex Thomson retire?

British sailor Alex Thomson admits he is "deeply disappointed" to have been forced to retire from the Vendee Globe yacht race due to boat damage.

Is Alex Thomson still racing?

Alex Thomson has announced that he won't be competing in the 2024 Vendee Globe. Instead, HUGO BOSS will be raced with a different skipper, yet to be announced. But, Alex Thomson hasn't ruled out returning to the race in 2028.

How old is Alex Thomson?

47 ans () Alex Thomson/Âge

What happened to Hugo Boss boat?

The four-year-old foiling IMOCA 60 class boat is now docked in Port-la-Forêt, Brittany, France and will be used by Enright and Towill as the duo prepare for the team's entry in the 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre in October.

How many times has Alex Thomson done the Vendée Globe?

The British sailor has competed in the IMOCA circuit for 19 years, including five successive Vendée Globe races and two podium finishes, as well as numerous world records.

Who is leading the round the world yacht race?

Alex Thomson Alex Thomson has taken the lead of the Vendee Globe round-the-world yacht race for the first time in this edition, nearly four days after setting off from Les Sables d'Olonne.

How tall is Alex Thomson?

Beam5,40 m
Draught4,50 m
Weight7,6 tonnes
Mast height29 m
10 autres lignes

Where was Alex Thomson born?

Bangor, United Kingdom Alex Thomson/Lieu de naissance

Why did Hugo Boss retire from Vendee Globe?

After a stop off the Canaries in the 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre alongside Neal McDonald, Alex Thomson also had to put an end to his fifth Vendée Globe participation. While sailing in the South Atlantic, his starboard rudder was damaged, forcing him to reach Cape Town and retire.

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