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|Location||Detroit de Le Maire|
|Prints issue||LIMITED EDITION 30 prints ONLY|
|Shooting date||5 Janvier 2009|
On January 5, 2009, Michel Desjoyeaux, nicknamed the Professor, had already won the Vendée Globe in 2001. He came back again in 2008, but technical problems forced him to turn around leaving his competitors sailig alone for the first days . But it is unknowing him. The Professor, as the sailors call it, took a new start 40 hours later, and overtook all the competitors one by one, giving the impression that the other sailors were on a cruise. In the middle of the Indian Ocean, Desjoyeaux took the lead. On January 4, 2009, he passed the famous Cap Horn in the lead. While flying over him in the Strait of Le Maire, at the tip of the Land of Fire in Argentinian, his question to the VHF was : "How do you like the boat? Answer: "Intact! Even after a half tour of the world! "Desjoyeaux responded immediately" well, that's the first impression that counts... ". After his victorious arrival at Les Sables d'Olonne, we discovered that he had to face many technical problems, including the recovery of a saffron thanks to a simple retention of 4mm rope, the front tip almost halved, Depriving him of wearing his big spinakers without repair. And the list kept secret for psychological pressure vis a vis its competitors was long as a day without bread. The Professor we tell you...