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...
AMERICAN TROPHY 2019 : EÄRENDIL ACHIEVED THE DOUBLE 2018 & 2019
Catherine Pourre (Eärendil # 145) and her crew have already won the American Trophy in 2018, the crew of Eärendil repeated the feat this year with a beautiful first place on the RORC Caribbean 600 2019, thus keeping their title obtaine...
Eärendil (# 145) (Catherine Pourre - Pietro Luciani), winner of the European Class40 Trophy 2019
With a few points ahead of her competitor Beijaflore (# 154), Eärendil (# 145) has won the Class40 European Trophy 2019. Colombre XL (# 101) has completed the podium.
The Class40 travels around the world in 2021 and 2023
Two World Tours! The announcements are attractive, and Class 40 is delighted as the Class has been campaigning this for several years to convince the organizers of the opportunity of such a race. It enthusiastically supports both of these projects. T...