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Paul Meilhat’s 60-foot SMA has entered the yard

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Entrée en chantier du 60 pieds SMA de Paul Meilhat

SMA will be spending the winter in the Mer Agitée shed in Port-la-Forêt. This is a key moment for Paul Meilhat, who can now look forward to competing in the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe aboard the former Macif, which won the last edition…

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Hugo Boss was dismasted yesterday evening

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Hugo Boss a dématé au large du Brésil

The 60-foot IMOCA sailed by the British skipper Alex Thomson and the Spaniard Pepe Ribes was dismasted yesterday evening at 2102hrs UTC 370 miles off the coast of Brazil. The duo was sailing reaching in moderate conditions when an incident affecting…

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Click to vote for Kito

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VENDEE GLOBE 2012 - GROUPE BEL - SKIPPER : KITO DE PAVANT (FRA) PHOTO : VINCENT CURUTCHET / DARK FRAME

Kito de Pavant is one of the twelve sportsmen chosen for the final line-up of the Regional Sportsman of the Year title awarded by the newspaper Midi Libre. Kito, who announced his intention to compete in the next non-stop solo round the world race,…

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Aerocampus partnering Arnaud Boissières

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FINISH AKENA VERANDAS 09022013

Jérôme Verschave, General Director of Aero Campus Aquitaine has confirmed that a partnership has been signed with Arnaud Boissières for the 2016 Vendée Globe. “Aero Campus Aquitaine is an aerospace campus that brings…

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Jérémie Beyou first to register for the Vendée Globe

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Beyou

The skipper of Maître Coq was the first skipper to complete the official registration for the next non-stop solo round the world voyage. On 6th November 2016, Jérémie Beyou will be setting out from les Sables d’Olonne to…

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Vincent Riou, the third to register

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Vincent Riou, skipper de PRB

Winner of the 2004-2005 Vendée Globe, Vincent Riou has become the third sailor to register officially for the next edition after Jérémie Beyou and Tanguy de Lamotte. The winner of the 2013 Transat Jacques Vabre, who was forced…

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Tanguy de Lamotte officially registered for the 2016 Vendée Globe

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Tanguy de Lamotte reprend sa route...

Tanguy de Lamotte announced today that he is set to return to the Everest of the seas, with the aim of completing his second solo non-stop round the world race. Last June, Tanguy announced he had found a joint sponsor and new boat. Since then, a lot…

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Christopher Pratt has got 30% of his funding together

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Gildas Morvan et Christopher Pratt

The skipper from Marseille is continuing to bring together firms from his home town and surrounding area as he develops his project of competing in the next Vendée Globe. Christopher Pratt: “Today, several firms are supporting me. I’ve…

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Nicolas Boidevezi, the sailor from Alsace

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Nicolas Boidevézi

Nicolas Boidevezi is continuing to work towards becoming the first sailor from Alsace  to compete in the Vendée Globe. “Things have really got moving over the past few months. I’m having serious talks with some official bodies…

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