The GLOBE 40 is a Round the World race, which is accessible to both informed amateurs and professional skippers. It is a Round the World, which combines competitive performance, adventure and travel, a Round the World whose course takes skippers off the beaten track and offers up some unique stopovers, a Round the World on a craft that is accessible both competitively and financially.
The Class40 is the benchmark monohull for offshore racing with the 60-foot Imoca Vendée Globe.
It is an international support which gives the Globe40 a planetary dimension.
The 1st edition of the Globe40 will start in Tangier, Morocco on June 26, 2022. This will be the first offshore race start on African soil.
After more than 30,000 miles sailed and 8 legs crossed, the arrival of the Globe40 will be in Lorient, the leading European hub for ocean racing.
A double race
The Globe40 is a double-handed race with the possibility of changing one of the two skippers at each stage.