Forced to retire off Brazil during the last Vendée Globe, Sébastien Simon relaunches his Arkéa Paprec monohull on Wednesday.
And to try to bounce back during the next big race, the Jacques Vabre double-handed transatlantic race scheduled for next November, he has chosen Yann Eliès as co-skipper.
This race will also be the last of the Vendéen under the colors of Arkéa and Paprec who have announced "to strengthen their commitment to sailing with the launch of an offshore racing structure from 2022 which will be intended to carry a new competitive project. and responsible for the Vendée Globe 2024 ”.
So without Sébastien Simon for lack of "a shared vision"….
After her disappointment in 2020, Beyou will set out to conquer the Vendée Globe 2024 with a new Charal boat