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Interview: Kevin Escoffier On His Dramatic Rescue

by Ingrid Hale
Kevin Escoffier interview Vendée Globe

Who can forget the dramatic rescue of Kevin Escoffier in the 2020 Vendée Globe Race? Kevin’s foiling IMOCA 60, PRB sank 840 nautical miles SW of Cape Town. In this exclusive interview with Andy from OFF WATCH, Kevin gives an incredible blow-by-blow account of the incident and his rescue, which captured the whole sporting world.

Kevin Escoffier is a two-time competitor in The Ocean Race, and a winner with Dongfeng Race Team in 2017-18.

Kevin tells Andy how he came to be saved, and what racing in The Ocean Race taught him about survival.

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