In the port of Le Havre – pandemonium. People – not overcrowded. No wonder: on Sunday there will be given the start of the famous transatlantic race Transat Jacques Vabre. The distance of 4,350 nautical miles.
For the first time this race, which is often called “coffee”, was held in 1993. Just like two years ago, finishing the Transat Jacques Vabre-2019 in Salvador, capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. Race double-handed, i.e., on each boat – for two people.
To participate at this time, the court will be three classes – class 40 (27 boats), Multi50 (3) and IMOCA60 (29). Special attention may be confined to a third of them, because there was a General view, the struggle is most intense, and the winner will fight a large group of stars in the world of sail. Including armel Le Cle, Alex Thomson, Boris Hermann, Jeremy Bau, Charlie Enright, Sebastian Simon, and many others.
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