2016 Around the world solo non-stop without assistance

Newswires

News

Armel Le Cléac’h unable to compete in the Rhum

Newswires |

Banque Populaire VII

After seriously injuring his right hand in an accident, Armel Le Cléac’h will not be able to compete in the Route du Rhum, in which he was due to take part aboard the maxi-trimaran Banque Populaire VII. Armel Le Cléac’h’s…

Read more

Comments 0

Back to school for Beyou, Riou and Gabart

Newswires |

240812- Shooting helico au large de Bell-île, 60 pieds IMOCA Maitre CoQ skippé par Jérémie Beyou, entrainement pour le Vendée Gl

A few of the skippers, who already have a boat available, are preparing for the Route du Rhum. As is always the case before major events, the French ocean racing training centre has come up with a series of solo training courses, with four dates set…

Read more

Comments 0

Vincent Riou training again

Newswires |

Vincent Riou, PRB, entraînement

The countdown has begun for Vincent Riou, who is getting ready to line up for the start of the Route du Rhum from St. Malo on 2nd November. After a winter refit where a number of changes were made to PRB, the winner of the 2005-2005 Vendée…

Read more

Comments 1

Dee Caffari honoured in Cowes

Newswires |

Dee Caffari participera à la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015

Each year the organizers of Cowes Week honour a woman, who has made an important contribution to sailing. This year, the Jury decided to reward Dee Caffari. In 2005, the British sailor became the first solo woman to sail non-stop around the world…

Read more

Comments 1

Mini 6.50: heading back to les Sables d'Olonne

Newswires |

Départ de la Transat Les Sables Les Açores Les Sables

Postponed because of the forecast weather conditions, the start of the second leg of the Les Sables - Les Açores - Les Sables race is now due to start from Horta at 1700hrs UTC this Wednesday. The solo sailors competing can expect some rough…

Read more

Comments 0

Tanguy de Lamotte has qualified for the Route du Rhum

Newswires |

DE LAMOTTE 170213 3159

Arriving in Lorient this Friday morning, Tanguy de Lamotte has now qualified for the Route du Rhum. The skipper of Initiatives-Cœur took advantage of this solo trip to fine tune his 60-foot IMOCA for the transatlantic race, which is due to begin…

Read more

Comments 0

Votre Nom Autour du Monde relaunched

Newswires |

Votre nom autour du monde, remis à l'eau à Lorient

After a six-week refit, the monohull "Votre Nom Autour du Monde", skippered by Bertrand de Broc, has just been relaunched in Lorient, Brittany. Intending to participate in the upcoming Route du Rhum, Bertrand’s goal for this revamp…

Read more

On an ongoing basis

1/275 > All the news

NEWSLETTER

Twitter

Facebook