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  1. espnW -- Samantha Davies' Vendée Globe dream ends too soon

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Samantha Davies' dream of winning the solo around-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race came to a sudden end Thursday, but her family knows the skipper will "bounce back quickly."

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  2. espnW -- The Vendée Globe gets into blood of skippers

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The emotions were complex on the departure dock at the Vendee Globe. The skippers inspire confidence; their talent and resourcefulness are beyond dispute.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  3. espnW -- The Vendée Globe is Samantha Davies' solo odyssey

    Bonnie D. Ford

    New mom Samantha Davies faces three months of solitude and danger as the lone woman in the Vendee Globe, the only solo, nonstop, around-the-world sailing race.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  4. Tour de France to start in 'windy' Vendee region of France

    The 2011 Tour de France will start with a flat stage in the Vendee region on the western coast.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  5. Dee Caffari circles world both ways sailing solo

    British sailor Dee Caffari became the first woman to sail around the world solo in both directions when she finished sixth Monday in the Vendee Globe.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2009
  6. Michel Desjoyeaux sails to second Vendee Globe win

    French skipper Michel Desjoyeaux won the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world yacht race after more than 80 days battling rough seas and high winds.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2009
  7. Vendee Globe rescuer forced from race by broken mast

    French sailor Vincent Riou lost his mast in the Vendee Globe race and was towed to safety Thursday by a Chilean patrol boat after rescuing a fellow competitor from a capsized boat.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2009
  8. Vendee Globe sailor rescued from capsized boat

    French skipper Jean Le Cam was freed from his capsized yacht in a daring rescue by a rival west of Cape Horn in the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world race on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2009
  9. Yannick Bestaven abandons Vendee Globe after losing mast

    Yannick Bestaven abandoned the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world yacht race, the third French skipper to quit after losing his mast.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008
  10. Frenchmen leading around-the-world yacht race

    Four Frenchmen led the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world yacht race after the first day.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2008
  11. Schwab finishes 22 days out of first place

    Bruce Schwab became the first American to complete the around-the-world Vendee Globe regatta.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2005