Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h. © Yvan Zedda/BPCE

With 40nm separating Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h from Alex Thomson and 350nm left to the finishing line, victory in the solo round-the-world race now comes down to one…

Enda O'Coineen. Credit Jean-Marie Liot/DPPI/Vendee Globe

Irish skipper Enda O'Coineen has vowed to 'complete' the Vendée Globe by sailing his yacht Team Ireland - Kilcullen Voyager back to Les Sables d'Olonne.

Alex Thomson's yacht Hugo Boss © Cleo Barnham/Hugo Boss/Vendee Globe

The British skipper of Hugo Boss has managed to maintain a lead of 100 miles over his nearest rivals, Armel Le Cléac'h and Sébastien Josse in spite of damage to…