LS-H : Redman's victory (almost) on the wire!
Three minutes and 14 seconds: this is the tiny gap that finally separated the two leaders of this Les Sables - Horta - Les Sables 2021 at the finish line. A derisory gap at the end of 2,540 miles of racing and nearly eleven days at sea. Eleven trying...
New 24-hour record for Ian Lipinski and Crédit Mutuel!
Ian Lipinski is definitely impressive on his Max 40 Crédit Mutuel: a victory in the Transat Jacques Vabre in 2019 with Adrien Hardy during which they broke the record for the distance covered in 24 hours on a Class40, previously held by the du...
PROJECT RESCUE OCEAN TAKES THE WIN IN THE 12TH CIC NORMANDY CHANNEL RACE
22 boats out of the original line-up of 23 made it across the finish line in this 12th CIC Normandy Channel Race, a figure which is pretty exceptional on several levels. Indeed, in addition to a scenario with multiple twists and turns and the race&rs...
The 2023 Defi Atlantique confirmed!
Note in your diaries that a new edition of the Defi Atlantique reserved for Class40 crewed boats will be proposed by Grand Pavois Organisation with the support of Class40, starting from Guadeloupe, at the beginning of April 2023, to La Rochelle (Fran...
Class 40 pulls in the crowds and Halvard Mabire is re-elected president
The annual General Assembly of Class40 was held on Saturday 17th April, in a dematerialized way. It was an opportunity to review the past year and to look ahead to the 2021 season, as well as to renew the Board of Directors.
2020 : a troubled b...
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 ...