|Joshua Tawney then takes the floor with a report on sails and sailing -- a subject that goes to the heart of a region so focused on the sea. Josh notes that an experienced eye can with one glance see the place, the time, and the culture of a sailing vessel. Vendée's position on the Atlantic and within easy sailing distance of both the Mediterranean and the North Sea makes it an ideal area for ports and sailors. The Vendée-Globe, one of the world's great sailing races gives ample evidence that this has never been more true than today.|
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