The Vendée Globe Worldwide Jury has revealed its selections in regards to the time compensation granted to a few of the 4 skippers concerned within the Kevin Escoffier rescue operation on the finish of the afternoon and on the evening of Monday November 30 when the skipper PRB needed to abandon his boat some 850. miles SW of Cape City. The Race Route requested 4 rivals to alter their course and put their race on maintain, to help Escoffier, the PRB skipper. The 4 skippers subsequently requested redress.
Sébastien Simon (ARKEA PAPREC), who was concerned, was then compelled to retire because of harm to his boat and subsequently waived his request for redress.
The three skippers are Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ), Jean le Cam (Sure We Cam!), Boris Herrmann (SeaExplorer – Yacht Membership de Monaco).
The worldwide jury of the Vendée Globe 2020, chaired by Georges Priol (FRA), after investigation, established that the progress of those three solo sailors “had been considerably altered by no fault of (their) personal, to go and rescue the FR85 in accordance with RRS 1.1. The situations for giving redress are met (RRS 62.1 (C) “
These “rectifications” are expressed within the type of time compensation.
This time shall be credited to the three skippers as soon as the end line has been crossed. Choices are closing with out attraction.
Boris Herrmann (SeaExplorer – Yacht Membership de Monaco): “The bulk worldwide jury offers redress to MON10 as follows: the arrival time of MON10 would be the time at which it would end minus 6 hours”.
Yannick Bestaven (Maître-CoQ): “The bulk Worldwide Jury offers redress to FRA 17 as follows: the arrival time of FRA17 would be the time at which it finishes minus 10:15 am”.
Jean le Cam (Sure We Cam!): “The bulk Worldwide Jury offers redress to FRA01 as follows: the arrival time of FRA01 would be the time at which he finishes minus 4:15 pm”.
The Race Route, which managed the rescue operations, additionally took word of the restore request made by the skippers. He reviews to the President of the Jury and to the Vendée Globe Race Committee. The jury takes its resolution by a majority of its members. It’s as much as the race committee to use them when the skippers cross the end line.
Members of the jury
Georges PRIOL IJ FRA President
Launches Burger IJ RSA
Romain Gautier IJ FRA
Trevor Lewis IJ GBR
Ana Sanchez IJ ESP