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Miranda Merron 22nd in the Vendée Globe

18 février 2021 Posted by miranda_2019a

Capture-decran-2021-02-17-a-23.31.33Miranda Merron finishes 22nd in the 9th edition of the Vendée Globe! She crossed the line on Wednesday evening at 23h16m51s. She completed the course in 101 days, 8 hours, 56 minutes and 51 seconds!

In finishing this Vendée Globe Miranda becomes only the 9th ever female to complete this legendary course and the 5th British woman.

She will complete her voyage by bringing her trusty IMOCA60 Campagne de France down the famous Les Sables d’Olonne channel at 08h00 local time (07h00 UK).

To watch her arrival visit: www.vendeeglobe.com

Miranda expected around 11pm tonight! the channel tomorrow morning!

17 février 2021 Posted by miranda_2019a

Miranda Merron is expected to take 22nd place in the 2o21 Vendée Globe this evening around midnight. The tide will no longer be favorable and the sailor from Campagne de France will spend a final night at sea with Halvard Mabire and fellow crew mem...

The last night at sea

17 février 2021 Posted by miranda_2019a

This morning marks the last sunrise at sea for Miranda Merron and her IMOCA60 Campagne de France. The British-Norman sailor is about to complete her Vendée Globe, solo, non-stop, round-the-world, without assistance. Having now spent 101 days at sea,...

The fear of leaving absolute freedom

14 février 2021 Posted by miranda_2019a

Superstitious as always, Miranda defends herself from mentioning even the very idea of her arrival in Les Sables d'Olonne. Wednesday in Les Sables? However, the routing on the screen of her on-board computer shows more and more clearly Europe, th...

Head east..!

13 février 2021 Posted by miranda_2019a

Miranda will not see the Azores, a group of islands that hold a special place in her heart. She decided yesterday to ignore her routing which took her to the heart of the Portuguese archipelago, and to head east. The goal is to avoid the strong wi...