London – 9 November 2020: London Biggin Hill Airport is sponsoring world-renowned ocean yacht racer, Pip Hare, as she attempts to become the fastest women to race single-handed around the world.

Having achieved two world first endurance records and multiple international yacht races, British sailing athlete Pip Hare is now competing in the most prominent open water sailing event on the planet: The Vendee Globe, a 24,000-mile solo race circumnavigating the world. Hare will strive to break the record for the fastest female finisher of the Vendee Globe, completed by only five other women in history.

Andy Patsalides, head of marketing, London Biggin Hill Airport, says: “The Vendee Globe is the Everest of the sailing world, and a challenge deserving the utmost respect. As an airport community, we are proud to be supporting Pip Hare in her extraordinary endeavour.”

London Biggin Hill Airport is a sponsor and official partner of Pip Hare’s Vendee Globe campaign. The race starts on 8th November 2020 at Les Sables d’Olonne, France. For more information visit