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Beautiful story Macif 60 François Gabart

MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart

Beautiful story Macif 60 François Gabart no comment ………………….    

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Transat Jacques Vabre

Transat Jacques Vabre : 25th October start to Itaja Le Havre – Itajaí, one transatlantic – two cities For the past 22 years Le Havre has hosted competitors on the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre, “Transat Jacques Vabre is huge maritime celebration for the town of Le Havre and a major event that takes place every two years. Le Havre ...

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Macif Group unveiled its future trimaran MACIF

Macif Group unveiled its future trimaran MACIF

Macif Group unveiled its future trimaran MACIF In 2013, Macif Group announced its commitment to continue racing and began construction of 100 meters Multihull, who will captain Francois Gabart for the period 2015-2019. After four years of unpaid IMOCA circuit, concluded in the most beautiful way toanother victory Route du Rhum, the time has come to turn the page and ...

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The Barcelona World Race

The Barcelona World Race

The Barcelona World Race: Stars head the line up There will be eight crews at the start, boasting some powerful duos such as Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes (Hugo Boss), Jörg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane, as well as Bernard Stamm and Jean le Cam (Cheminées Poujoulat). The latter duo, had the opportunity to present their project on the main stage ...

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MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart

MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart

MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart MACIF monohull skippered by François Gabart is one of the fastest in the IMOCA class.Built in composite materials, it is designed to be both as light as possible (speed boost)and strong enough to withstand the worst that may be imposed on the high seas in raceslike the Vendée Globe, the Transat Jacques ...

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Volvo Ocean Race Error aboard Team Vestas Wind

November 01, 2014. Leg 1 onboard Team Vestas Wind.Wouter Verbraak studies the weather models. Day 21 at Sea. - Brian Carlin - Team Vestas Wind

Volvo Ocean Race: Navigator comments on error aboard Team Vestas Wind Team Vestas Wind’s navigator Wouter Verbraak appears to have ‘fessed up to the error which put the Volvo Ocean Racer on a collision course with Cargados Carajos Shoals, some 200 miles north-east of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean Writing on his Facebook page, in an entry since removed, Verbraak ...

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Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

Phuket King’s Cup Regatta:used classes & chapter in close Quarters Competition used classes & chapter in close Quarters Competition In 2014, the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta has implemented widespread changes to its class structures, all based on a burning desire by Race Management to offer close-hauled parry between similarly competitive craft. By the end of Race Day One, a glance ...

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Christmas Caribbean Rally

Christmas Caribbean Rally

Christmas Caribbean Rally 14th December 2014 : Jingle bells and downwind tales As you sit down to your Christmas turkey this year, one fleet of yachts will be hoping Santa got the temporary change of address email, as they head for sunnier climes on a 3000nm adventure across the Atlantic. The 2014 Christmas Caribbean Rally starts on December 14th, from ...

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Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2014

Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2014

Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2014 – Une édition record Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2014 – La dixième Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe s’est achevée le 3 décembre au matin avec l’arrivée à Pointe-à-Pitre du dernier concurrent de la Class40, Vincent Lantin (Vanetys – Le Slip Français) après 30 jours de mer. Mais cette édition a surtout été marquée par l’inflation de ...

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National Pies Launceston to Hobart

National Pies Launceston to Hobart

National Pies Launceston to Hobart – Ocean racing in the lap of luxury National Pies Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race 2014 – The previous time champion one-design class yachtsman and ocean racing veteran Greg ‘Enzo’ Prescott contested the National Pies Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race. He was in a yacht designed more for harbour racing than battling the ocean. Skippering ...

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