Van Den Heede wins the Golden Globe Race

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, finished the Golden Globe Race at Les Sables d’Olonne after 211 days 23 hours and 40 minutes at sea.

The 73-Year-old french skipper Van Den Heede completed the 28,175 NM round the world race on 29 January 2019 at 09:40 UTC.

As he crossed the finish, Van Den Heede was some 363 NM ahead of Dutchman Mark Slats, who will finish in second place.

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