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Beyou aiming for a fourth win in the Solitaire

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Jérémie Beyou vise une 4eme victoire dans la Solitaire du Figaro

With nine days to go to the start of the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro, Jérémie Beyou, the title-holder and three times winner of the event, arrived in Pauillac this morning (Friday) and will be heading for Bordeaux for the start of the festivities…

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Fabrice Amedeo’s boat moored up in Lorient

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Le bateau de Fabrice Amedeo est à Lorient

The 60-foot IMOCA aboard which Fabrice Amedeo will be racing in the next Vendée Globe has been moored up since Wednesday morning at the submarine base in Lorient. The crew which took possession of her after the boat completed the Barcelone…

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The American skipper Rich Wilson relaunching his boat

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FINISH FOR RICH WILSON (USA) / GREAT AMERICAN AFTER 121D 00H 41MIN 19SEC - 9TH

After six months in the yard after the instruments and and electronic systems were struck by lightning, Rich Wilson’s monohull Great American IV is due to be relaunched this week. The Americain skipper wants to get back out there training as…

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Fabrice Amedeo’s first voyage on his new boat

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Fabrice Amedeo à bord de son monocoque Newrest (ex Synerciel de Jean Le Cam)

The amateur skipper, Fabrice Amedeo, the 12th skipper pre-registered for the 2016 Vendée Globe, is currently sailing an IMOCA for the first time on the monohull he has just acquired, which is none other than the former Synerciel aboard which…

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Already 11 pre-registered for the next Vendée Globe

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With eighteen months to go to the start of the eighth solo round the world race, which starts on 6th November 2016, eleven skippers are already pre-registered: Jérémie Beyou, Tanguy De Lamotte, Vincent Riou, Armel Le Cléac'h,…

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Cheminées Poujoulat back in her home port

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Cheminées Poujoulat de retour à Brest

After winning the Barcelona World Race, Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam arrived back in Brest on Saturday lunchtime. “We can now say that we have completed the round the world voyage. Since 25th March, when we finished the race, a lot has been…

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Paul Meilhat’s SMA christened in Douarnenez

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Baptême du monocoque SMA

The SMA monohull aboard which Paul Meilhat will be competing in the next Vendée Globe was christened on Thursday in Douarnenez in Western Brittany. Accompanied by the Mer Agitée technical team set up by Michel  Desjoyeaux, Paul…

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Bertrand de Broc saying what he thinks

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Portrait de Bertrand de Broc / MACSF

He had thought about handing over his boat to a younger racer, but Bertrand de Broc will in fact be competing in his fourth Vendée Globe aboard the Finot-Conq designed boat on which he finished in ninth place in 2012/2013 after 92 days at sea.…

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