La Route Du Rhum '78

Infographic booklet about an iconic yacht race

This Infographic booklet tells the story of the first edition of the iconic French sailing race La Route du Rhum. The main flowchart shows of all the events that happened to each competitor on their route.Details of the most striking events were added into bulbs. Furthermore the booklet also contains map that shows the geographic orientation of the route and a focus on the most tragic event of the race: the disappearance of competitor Alain Colas.

Discipline
Visual Journalism
Infographics

Client
La Route Du Rhum

Thomas Roelens | Route Du Rhum | Frontcover
Thomas Roelens | Route Du Rhum | Open
Thomas Roelens | Route Du Rhum | Detail I
Thomas Roelens | Route Du Rhum | Detail II
Thomas Roelens | Route Du Rhum | Backcover
Thomas Roelens | Route Du Rhum | Process

All the information for each competitor had to be gathered from old french newspapers. This information was developed in different scenario's resulting in a wide variety of flowcharts.