Yesterday it became known about the cancellation of another popular regatta (how many have there been cancellations!). That in a pandemic it is impossible to hold the race, announced the organizers of the transatlantic Transat CIC.
For those who don’t know: Transat CIC is a former OSTAR, the title partner of which the company CIC.
Famous race singles, first held 60 years ago (!) had to start on may 10 (3500 nautical miles from the French Brest to the American Charleston). The organisers have taken all possible steps in an attempt to save Transat CIC-2020 – in particular, discussed with the participants and sponsors of the variants of moving the race to a later date. But in the end were forced Transat CIC-2020 – cancel- finally and irrevocably.
Now, as reported by the mayor of Brest françois Kendr, the organizers is a new task – to hold at the highest level following Transat CIC in 2024.
P. S. this year the race had to attend court classes Class40, Multi50, IMOCA and Ultime 60.minustransat