Start of the Monaco Globe Series
H.S.H. Prince Albert II gave the start signal for the first stage in the new IMOCA Championship 2018–2020, the Monaco Globe Series, on Sunday. The 18 skippers raced off on this double-handed race, with no stops and no assistance, heading for the straits of Bonifacio and Sardinia. Team Malizia II, led by Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Herrmann, was the centre of attention.