Javier Sansó at the start of the Vendée Globe 2012-2013
|Birth|| Palma de Mallorca |
April 2, 1969 (51 years)
|Club||Club de Mar Mallorca|
The October to November of 2012 , took out the seventh edition of the race Vendée Globe as patron of the IMOCA60 Acciona 100% EcoPowered of the team Acciona Sailing . The 3 of February of 2013 capsized 350 nautical miles to the south of the island of São Miguel in the Azores just one week of the goal due to a rupture of the keel , taking refuge in the lifeboat. He was rescued 12 hours later by the Portuguese Maritime Rescue Service .