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Checks being carried out on Cali’s boat in les Sables

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Arnaud Boissières dévoile son nouveau monocoque

The boat skippered by Arnaud Boissières, the holder of the SNSM Record, will be competing this autumn in the Transat Jacques Vabre. Arnaud is taking advantage of the summer break to have his two 27m long composite mast checked and analysed,…

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The hull and deck of StMichel-Virbac assembled

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Assemblage de la coque de StMichel-Virbac

The final assembly of the hull and deck of the IMOCA monohull, StMichel-Virbac, aboard which Jean-Pierre Dick will be competing in the next Vendée Globe, started on Tuesday at the Multiplast yard in Vannes. The structural bulkheads inside the…

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Armel Le Cléac’h has already sailed 1000 miles alone

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Déja 1000 milles en solitaire pour Armel Le Cléac'h

For the first time since the boat was launched, Armel Le Cléac’h has been out sailing alone to test his latest IMOCA monohull, Banque Populaire VIII and carry out some minor adjustments. Setting sail on Tuesday for four days of sailing…

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Fabrice Amedeo ready to take up the challenge

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Fabrice Amedeo, skipper du monocoque Newrest-Matmut

The dream is coming true for Fabrice Amedeo. In Lorient on 3rd July he launched Newrest-Matmut, the 60-foot IMOCA, aboard which he will compete in his first Vendée Globe in 2016. The journalist / ocean racer has a lot to learn, and is tackling…

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Riou at the midway mark in the Tour de France à la Voile

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Vincent Riou en Diam 24 devant Les Sables d'Olonne pour le Tour de France à la Voile.

Vincent Riou in Les Sables-d’Olonne’s channel at the helm of a Diam 24? It’s not exactly insignificant for the skipper of PRB, who is currently competing in the Tour de France à la Voile. Lying in eighth position overall at…

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The IMOCA Ocean Masters Championship

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The organisers of the IMOCA Ocean Masters championship have confirmed the following dates on the calendar for the 2015-2016 programme: · Rolex Fastnet Race (double-handed), start 16th Aug 2015 · Transat Jacques Vabre (double-handed),…

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