Scott Shawyer will compete in the Vendée Globe in 2028, aiming to become the first Canadian to finish this solo, non-stop, race around the world.
Canada Ocean Racing will build and lead a world-class offshore sailing organization in Canada.
Canada Ocean Racing will inspire the next generation, while creating a strong foundation for the continued development of the sport across the nation.
Canada Ocean Racing has partnered with renowned sailing team Alex Thomson Racing, who have managed British solo sailor Alex Thomson’s five Vendée Globe campaigns over the past 20 years. The team managed the high-profile global multi-million pound partnership with title sponsor HUGO BOSS.
The Alex Thomson Racing team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Canada Ocean Racing and is supporting the Canadian campaign across all areas, including strategy, commercial, marketing and technical operations.