New First Class 7.5 at Les Sables-d’Olonne

Before the start of the Vendee Globe 2004 race, the first three boats of a new class – First Class 7.5, which were built by Beneteau at one of their factories in Saint Hilaire de Riez, came to the marina. Skippers, journalists, representatives of yacht clubs and sailing schools were invited to get acquainted with the new boats, which will replace the popular First Class 8 racing class from January 2005. The yacht’s combination of excellent handling and ergonomics immediately Read more

From Laredo to Les Sables d'Olonne

August 6, 2019       From Laredo to Les Sables d'Olonne       On Monday, the second stage of the Transgascogne 6.50 race started. The yachtsmen, having started in Laredo (Spain), will cross the Bay of Biscay and finish at Le Sables d’Olonne (France). Our Irina Gracheva at 13.30 on Tuesday Moscow time went 16th in the fleet of 45 ships (serial boats, solo), behind the leader – Guillaume L’Ostisa – by 6.6 nautical miles. Race Tracker – 82 August 6, 2019 # Read more