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What was said at the IMOCA press conference

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Les skippers du Vendée Globe lors de la conférence de presse de l'IMOCA

The nine skippers, setting off on the Route du Rhum on Sunday were present yesterday in St. Malo at the press conference organised by the IMOCA class (the class which brings together the Vendée Globe boats). Peter Bayer, General Director of…

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Kito looking forward to 2016

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

After competing in the Route du Rhum in Class40, the skipper, Kito de Pavant would like to return to the IMOCA circuit in 2015. He has just confirmed in his latest press release that he intends to take part in the Transat Jacques Vabre next winter,…

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Foils allowed in the IMOCA class

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Hugo Boss participera à la Transat New York Barcelone

Skippers and owners in the IMOCA class got together for a general meeting in Nantes on Wednesday 15th October, after a serious matter was raised by one of its members. Should foils be banned or allowed on the new boats? These appendages would not…

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Volvo Race: Sam Davies makes a nice move off Gibraltar

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Sam Davies, skipper du Team SCA dans la Volvo Ocean Race

Seven crews set sail from Alicante on Saturday at the start of the first leg to Cape Town (6487 miles) of the Volvo Ocean Race, the crewed race around the world with stopovers. The first hurdle they needed to overcome involved getting out of the Mediterranean…

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Jérémie Beyou aiming for the IMOCA podium

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Jérémie Beyou sur le Tour de Bretagne 2013

Third in the last Transat Jacques Vabre and winner this summer of the Solitaire du Figaro, Jérémie Beyou may not be the favourite for the next Route du Rhum, but certainly intends to make it to the IMOCA podum. Jérémie…

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Five VPLP/Verdier boats to be launched in 2015

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The VPLP-Verdier design team is currently working on a new generation of 60-foot IMOCA monohulls for the 2016-17 Vendée Globe. As we have already explained, no fewer than five boats are currently being built with launches scheduled from January…

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Victory for Bernard Stamm on a Diam 24 in Lorient

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Bernard Stamm sur le podium du Grand Prix de l'Ecole Navale

Bernard Stamm and his crewmen Philippe Legros and Matthieu Vandamme won the fifteenth edition of the L’Atlantique-Le Télégramme event this weekend, finishing ahead of seven other Diam 24s, the one-design trimarans to be used in…

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Alessandro di Benedetto flying the colours of a French charity

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Team Plastique porte les couleurs du Téléthon

The skipper of Team Plastique has come up with the idea of offering his support to the French charity, AFM Téléthon, which helps those suffering from myopathies, such as muscular dystrophy, during his Route du Rhum campaign.  “We…

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Safran back in the water

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Marc Guillemot - Safran

Marc Guillemot’s 60-foot IMOCA was back in her home port of La Trinité-sur-Mer on Tuesday 27th August, after just over a month in the yard. “We checked over everything from the keel to the top of the mast, took everything apart…

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