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Transat Jacques Vabre 2015

The Transat Jacques Vabre is a two handed ocean race that follows the historic coffee trading route between France and Brazil and has been running in odd years since 1993. The naming right sponsor Jaques Vabre is one of the leading French coffee brands.

Boats leave from Le Havre, France’s leading coffee importing port, going to Salvador de Bahia, in Brazil, the world’s leading coffee grower and exporter (4335 miles).

The event is open to multihulls and monohulls from the following classes: ORMA, IMOCA, Class 2 Monohulls, Open 50 Class and Class40.

2015 Transat Jacques Vabre - Video Live start from Le Havre France

Start of the race in 2013 Transat Jacques Vabre© Jean-Marie Liot

Start time is 1302 local time. (GMT/UTC +1)

Class 40

Boat Name Skippers
Le Conservateur Yannick Bestaven – Pierre Brasseur
Groupe Setin Manuel Cousin – Gérald Quéouron
Eärendil Catherine Pourre – Antoine Carpentier
SNBSM Espoir Compétition Valentin Lemarchand – Arthur Hubert
Creno Moustache Solidaire Thibault Hector – Morgan Launay
Concise 2 Phillippa Hutton-Squire – Pip Hare
Club 103 Alan Roura – Juliette Pêtrès
Carac Advanced Energies Louis Duc – Christophe Lebas
Zetra Eduardo Penido – Renato Araujo
V and B Maxime Sorel – Sam Manuard
Teamwork 40 Bertrand Delesne – Nils Palmieri
Team Concise Jack Bouttell – Gildas Mahé
Solidaires En Peloton ARSEP Thibaut Vauchel-Camus – Victorien Erussard
Bretagne – Crédit Mutuel Élite Nicolas Troussel – Corentin Horeau

IMOCA

Boat Name Skippers
MACSF Bertrand de Broc – Marc Guillemot
Bastide – Otio Kito de Pavant – Yann Régniau
Bureau vallée Louis Burton – Romain Attanasio
Comme Un Seul Homme – Stand As One Eric Bellion – Sam Goodchild
ADOPTEUNSKIPPER.NET Nicolas Boidevézi – Ryan Breymaier
Hugo Boss Alex Thomson – Guillermo Altadill
Initiatives-Coeur Tanguy de Lamotte – Samantha Davies
Banque Populaire VIII Armel Le Cléac’h – Erwan Tabarly
Le souffle du Nord Thomas Ruyant – Adrien Hardy
StMichel – Virbac Jean-Pierre Dick – Fabien Delahaye
Maître CoQ Jérémie Beyou – Philippe Legros
Newrest / Matmut Fabrice Amedeo – Eric Peron
O Canada Eric Holden – Morgen Watson
PRB Vincent Riou – Sébastien Col
Queguiner – Leucemie Espoir Yann Elies – Charlie Dalin
SMA Paul Meilhat – Michel Desjoyeaux
Spirit Of Hungary Nándor Fa – Péter Perényi
Le Bateau Des Metiers By Aerocampus Arnaud Boissières – Stan Maslard
Safran Morgan Lagravière – Nicolas Lunven
Edmond De Rothschild Sébastien Josse – Charles Caudrelier

Multi 50

Boat Name Skippers
La French Tech Rennes Saint-Malo Gilles Lamiré – Yvan Bourgnon
FenêtréA Prysmian Erwan Le Roux – Giancarlo Pedote
Ciela Village Thierry Bouchard – Oliver Krauss
Arkema Lalou Roucayrol – César Dohy

Ultimate

Boat Name Skippers
Sodebo Ultim’ Thomas Coville – Jean-Luc Nélias
Prince De Bretagne Lionel Lemonchois – Roland Jourdain
Macif François Gabart – Pascal Bidégorry
Actual Yves le Blévec – Jean-Baptiste Le Vaillant

by Sail-World.com

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