After three days in Brest (France) kicks off Brest Atlantiques – new supergene Maxi-trimaran class Ultim. Distance of 14,000 nautical miles.
The race will take 4 tri under the leadership of the famous skippers – MACIF (françois Gabaret), Actual Leader (Yves Le Blevio), Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Frank Kamma) and Sodebo Ultim 3 (Volume Kovil).
Start, as you already know, will be given Sunday afternoon in Brest. Further – across the Atlantic to the coast of Brazil. There trimarans have to walk around the Islands Cagarras (five kilometers from Rio) and take a course on South Africa, and get to it, around Robben island (12 km from Cape town) – then to turn back to Brest.
Each crew consists of three people, one of them a reporter who needs to regularly publish the news and photos. To manage the trimaran he has no right.
There is no doubt that Brest Atlantiques will be an exciting race, which will follow the millions of fans sails (including you and me). Anyway – an amazing November we are waiting for you.
Judge for yourself. In the midst of the transatlantic Transat Jacques Vabre. On the Maxi trimaran IDEC SPORT rushes to the island of Mauritius is famous for Francis Joyon – in the hope of improving his own world record. Will soon go to its second stage, the participants of the race Mini-Transat – among them Irina Gracheva and Fyodor Druzhinin. And then there’s the Brest Atlantiques.
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