Alex has arrived safely in Cape Town. The boat is now docked and Alex has been reunited with our technical team.

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Alex Thomson arrives safely to Cape Town and formally retires from the Vendée Globe – The Hub

After irreparable rudder damage put a stop to his quest for victory in the Vendée Globe, British sailor Alex Thomson has arrived safely in Cape Town, South Africa. It took the skipper almost seven days to make the 1,800nm journey to port, sailing his IMOCA racing yacht with just one rudder. Thomson…