Helly Hansen is an official supplier of Vendée Globe, the round-the-world solo yacht race that started in France on Nov. 6. It is providing the outerwear, tested by professionals, for 130 skippers and more than 200 organizers. Four Helly Hansen ambassadors will also personally participate in the race. They are: Thomas Ruyant, Arnaud Boissières, Romain Attanasion and Kojiro Shiraishi.