NOAA Satellite Information System

November 2012

Vendee Globe 2012

Organization:
Vendee Globe

Description:
The Vendee Globe is an around the world boat race with no stop over during 4 months. The aim of the program is to monitor the boats engaged in the 2012 Race. Twenty boats will be equipped with keel-over beacons, which transmit only upon a boat capsize. The tracking will improve the safety at sea of the crew and the SAR operation if necessary.

For more information:
http://www.vendeeglobe.org/en/

 

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