Title partner

Département de la Vendée

From the moment it began, the Vendée Globe race has belonged to the hearts of our French département. Along with the Conseil Départemental de la Vendée, the town of Les Sables d’Olonne, the company SODEBO and the Région des Pays de la Loire, some thirty large companies from the Vendée department have come on board, making the Vendée the organiser of one of the greatest races in the world.

Major partner

Sodebo

French leader for fresh products catering, our family business has been over the past 40 years loyal and committed to everything it undertakes
We believe in the human side of things and it has been at the centre of our organisation, and of our involvement in sailing.
We believe in the strength of the collective and collaborative group, of meeting, sharing and exchanging... to build the future and face together all sorts of challenges.

Premium Partners

Les Sables d'Olonne

THE Vendée Globe city

Every four years, Les Sables d'Olonne becomes the center of the world. From the hopeful departure to the end of this round the world race, the pontoons of Port Olona give a warm welcome to the boats and to the single-handed adventurers who face this challenge.

Official Partners

Ulysse Nardin - Manufacture of Freedom

Ulysse Nardin is the Pioneering Manufacture inspired by the sea and delivering innovative timepieces to free spirits.

Banque Populaire Grand Ouest

Only what is made with the heart lasts in time!

Official Suppliers

ADINFO Group: the official provider for the Vendée Globe 2020-2021

The ADINFO Group has positioned itself as the specialist in providing IT solutions for SMEs.

Yacht Club de France

Committed actor promoting navigation since 1867, the Yacht Club de France is proud to support the Vendée Globe organization.

Helly Hansen

Since its creation in Norway in 1877, Helly Hansen has been creating professional grade gear to help people stay and feel alive on the seas, as well as in the mountains or workplaces.

Virtual Regatta

Since its creation in 2006, the game Virtual Regatta meets a dazzling success. It allows anyone to confront to all the sailors of the physical world, as well as the enthusiasts from all over the world.