Sure, our fickle attentions are distracted by those cool looking boats that have been racing, and flipping, out in San Francisco, and their larger cousins.
But the Vendee Globe is just one month away, and photographer par excellence Christophe Launay has picked the perfect moment to remind us that there are few boats that look more awesome than the venerable Open 60 powering across the seas.
Alex Thompson and Hugo Boss have a knack for drama (if not for always completing races). And they deliver once again, with Launay's help. Check it (full gallery is here):
HUGO BOSS BONUS: And here's Alex Thomson's spanking new Vendee promo video: