Francis Joyon: the fourth start in a row!

In the morning on Thursday will begin the countdown before the start of the Maxi trimaran IDEC Sport, headed by the famous French skipper Francis Guaiana the classical route of the Tea race from Hong Kong to London. Distance – 15 thousand nautical miles (about 28 thousand kilometers). The aim of the skipper of IDEC Sport and four members of his crew (including son Francis of Korantina of Guyana) – set a new record passing distance, which in 2018 belongs Read more

Francis Gouillon: fourth consecutive start!

Today       Francis Gouillon: fourth consecutive start!       On Thursday morning, the countdown to the start of the IDEC Sport maxi-trimaran, led by the famous French skipper Francis Jouillon, along the classic Tea Race route from Hong Kong to London, will begin. The distance is 15 thousand nautical miles (approximately 28 thousand kilometers). The goal of the IDEC Sport skipper and four members of his crew (including the son of Francis – Corenten Jouillon) – to set a new record for passing Read more

The start of the Star Sailors League finals!

Tonight in the Bahamas in the Yacht club of Nassau will be launched the 7th final of the Star Sailors League. Race class boat “Star” will be 23 crew. They have to identify the main stars of sailing this year (at least, so say many). At the start of the SSL-2019 does come out a whole constellation of famous yachtsmen of the present day. They represent 20 countries, including this time – in contrast to the two previous years, no Read more

Brest Atlantiques: start on Sunday!

October 31, 2019       Brest Atlantiques: start on Sunday!       Three days later, in Brest (France), the Brest Atlantiques, the new Ultim class maxi trimarans super race, will start. Distance – 14,000 nautical miles. Four trimarans will take part in the race under the guidance of famous skippers – MACIF (Francois Gabard), Actual Leader (Yves le Bleve), Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Frank Kamma) and Sodebo Ultim 3 (Tom Coville). The start, as you already know, will be given on Sunday afternoon in Read more

Brest Atlantiques: start delayed!

October 31, 2019       Brest Atlantiques: start delayed!       Well, as soon as we told the readers that Brest Atlantiques, the new Ultim class maxi trimarans super race, would start on Sunday in Brest, the start … was postponed! The thing is that a great storm is approaching Brest. “On Sunday, waves in the Bay of Biscay will exceed eight meters,” race director Jacques Caraes told reporters. “There is no point in risking trimarans in such conditions.” Start Brest Atlantiques decided to Read more

Brest Atlantiques: start – Sunday!

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 Read more

Start Of Transat Jacques Vabre

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. Read more

Mini-Transat: a start has been made

Yesterday       Mini-Transat: a start has been made The Mini-Transat 2019 transatlantic sailing race of single-sailor yachts successfully started on Saturday, October 5, in French La Rochelle. All 87 participants (65 in the division of serial yachts and 22 in the “proto”) safely reached the distance of the first, 1350-mile stage to the Canary Islands. In two days, approximately half the way to Cape Finister

Mini Transat: start

Transatlantic sailing race yachting singles Mini Transat 2019 was successfully launched on Saturday, October 5, in the French La Rochelle. All 87 participants (65 in the division, a serial yacht and 22 in “proto”) successfully went the distance first, 1350-mile stage to the Canary Islands. Two days passed about half way to Cape Finisterre The first days were relatively calm. According to the organizers of the race, the yachtsmen is not yet experience great difficulties in moving up the range, Read more

Will it really start ?!

October 2, 2019       Will it really start ?!       A few minutes ago, the official Mini Transat La Boulangère website announced that the start of the race was tentatively scheduled for 10.30 this coming Saturday. I can’t even believe it! The participants of the Mini Transat were worn out by the wait – in the literal sense of the word – by the sea of ​​weather. Recall that initially the start was to take place on September 22! 172 October 2, Read more