Raymarine, a brand of FLIR Systems, has today announced its support as an Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing. The deal both demonstrates Raymarine’s deep commitment to UK sailing and consolidates its position as a premier choice for international racing campaigns.
Juho lives in his sailboat s/y Sylvia and has sailed throughout the winter in Northern Norway, far above the Arctic Circle. Juho is not only a sailor but also an eager freeskier. Below Juho’s greetings from 70th degrees north.
Raymarine’s Evolution R4 Autopilot system is going around-the-world in the most grueling sailing race of all – the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe. Japanese skipper Kojiro Shiraishi chose Evolution to steer his boat Spirit of Yukoh for this edition of the legendary round-the-world, non-stop, single-handed race.
On Sunday 6th November, Alex Thomson commenced his challenge to become the first British skipper to win the Vendée Globe onboard Hugo Boss. The Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.