Vendée Globe Race Standings

Thanks to the miracle of modern technology, it is possible to keep up on the exact standings in an off-shore race from the comfort of your office chair. VG 2016

The graphic takes a bit of time to load. Clicking on one of the boat icons on the map will highlight the boat and skipper info in the left-hand sidebar. Clicking on the popup on the map will close the popup.

One skipper got turned around just after the start, as he was taking on water. The Japanese skipper has been suffering from seasickness for at least 2 days. The fleet is nearing the Canary Islands and the leaders should be in tropical waters by the end of Thursday.

Not bad for a race that started on Sunday.