The Race Around goes Solo and Double-Handed
The organisers of The Race Around, Class40’s official round-the-world race, are today pleased to announce following significant interest, the establishment of a solo category running alongside the already announced double-handed fleet.
In a m...
The Final Four
A few hours from the finish of the Vendée Globe, four skippers can still claim victory and five skippers could be on the podium. Four of them have competed in Class40.
BANQUE DU LÉMAN VICTORIOUS IN THE 11TH NORMANDY CHANNEL RACE
After a muscly final, it’s Banque du Léman who finally scores the bullet in the 11th Normandy Channel Race. Skippers Valentin Gautier and Simon Koster crossed the finish line at 13 hours 30 minutes 30 seconds GMT after 4 days 20 hours 25...
A GREAT START FOR THE NORMANDY CHANNEL RACE’S 2020 EDITION!
Eager to get back out on the racetrack, 26 duos set sail today on the 11th Normandy Channel Race, the only event in the Class40 championship that has been able to go ahead as planned in the rather unique landscape of 2020. It was with almost perfect ...
Normandy Channel Race: D- 3
The great annual Class40 race is getting closer: it is indeed this Sunday that the 27 Class40 entered in the race will start the 1000nm loop.
Gathered in the Saint-Pierre basin in Caen since Wednesday evening (except for the two British boats which ...
Crédit Mutuel (Ian Lipinski), winner of the Drheam Cup 2020
A return to the competition, and the Class40s did not disappoint – a race full of suspense! At the head of the fleet, an intense duel was played out in the Irish Sea by Crédit Mutuel (Ian Lipinski) and Palanad 3 (Nicolas Groleau). Afterw...
Back to business
The least we can say is that the season has been severely disrupted this year! Even if the period has been efficiently used by the class to deal with all the short term and future issues, and by the skippers who were able to fine-tune their project a...
Catherine Pourre and Pietro Luciani win the 2019 Class40 Championship
The French-Italian pair Catherine Pourre and Pietro Luciani follows British sailor Phil Sharp as Class40 2019 champions. At the helm of their Mach3 n°145 Eärendil designed by Sam Manuard, Catherine and Pietro have shown all along the 6 major...
Crédit Mutuel breaks 24-hour record !
Ian Lipinski and Adrien Hardy are really impressive on the Transat Jacques Vabre !
The Crédit Mutuel duet is now at the head of the fleet and they also broke the record of the distance sailed in 24 hours in Class4...