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Yannick Bestaven looking for revenge

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Yannick Bestaven regarde vers le Vendée Globe 2016

He crossed the finish of the Route du Rhum in fourth place yesterday aboard his Class40 (*). At the age of 42, Yannick Bestaven is now looking towards the next Vendée Globe, an event he competed in back in 2008-2009, but was forced out of with…

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The final Imocas arrive in Pointe à Pitre, all the reactions...

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Tanguy de Lamotte à l'arrivée à Pointe à Pitre

Last night, the final two competitors in the IMOCA class crossed the Route du Rhum finish line. Alessandro di Benedetto and Tanguy de Lamotte respectively grabbed sixth and seventh place. Shortly after them, the Spaniard, Alex Pella achieved a remarkable…

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What can be learnt from the Route du Rhum

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Interview ponton de François Gabart

Nine skippers from the IMOCA class took part in the Route du Rhum, the first major solo ocean race since the last Vendée Globe. There was confirmation for some, disappointment for others and some revelations. Time for us now to take a look…

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François Gabart has won the Route du Rhum in the IMOCA class

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François Gabart remporte la Route du Rhum en IMOCA

François Gabart has achieved another fantastic performance by winning the Route du Rhum after the 2012 Vendée Globe. As in the solo round the world race, he also set a new record time  by finishing in 12 days, 4 hours, 38 minutes…

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Gildas Morvan, a serious candidate for 2016

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Gildas Morvan / Cercle Vert

Gildas Morvan wants to be there at the start of the next Vendée Globe. With his long list of successes, he is doing his utmost to ensure he will achieve that goal with the support of Cercle Vert, his Figaro partner, which remains one of the…

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Loïck Peyron has won the Route du Rhum

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Loick Peyron remporte la Route du Rhum 2014

Yesterday, Loïck Peyron won the tenth edition of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe, aboard the Maxi trimaran Banque Populaire VII, finishing in 7 days, 15 hours 8 minutes and 32 seconds. Loïck, who was forced to retire from the…

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Eric Bellion has bought DCNS and will be at the start in 2016

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Marc Thiercelin - DCNS

Excellent news: the project called "Comme 1 seul Homme" (Stand as One) run by Eric Bellion will be at the start in 2016. With the support of his partners, Eric has just acquired the former DCNS and has joined Mer Agitée, Michel Desjoyeaux’s…

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Conrad Humphreys dismasted

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Yesterday, we gave you some details about the project that Conrad Humphreys is drawing up for the next Vendée Globe. He has been racing this week in the Route du Rhum aboard a Class40 boat, but unfortunately we learnt yesterday evening that…

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