Dominant Richomme at the double. Route du Rhum Class40 winner Yoann Richomme (Paprec-Arkea) triumphs on second successive edition.
French skipper Yoann Richomme joined the very elite group of solo ocean racers to have twice won their class on the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe when he brought the new build Lombard Lift 40 V2 Paprec-Arkea through the finish line of the ...
Route du Rhum: It's the final battle...
He is heading for the finish, which he should reach in the next 24 hours. Barring any last minute changes, Yoann Richomme (Paprec Arkéa) is expected to be the big winner tomorrow morning in Pointe-à-Pitre (from 3pm, mainland time). The ...
Route du Rhum: here we go!
The sea for some, the bitter for others
The first few hours of this 12th Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe are true to their reputation, with an endless litany of inaugural misfortunes at sea, which are either damaging or compromising the smooth running of the great crossing that has ...
Kito de Pavant wins the inaugural Class40 Mediterranean Trophy!
The Mediterranean Class40 fleet is growing and becoming increasingly structured
While offshore racing is more commonly associated with the English Channel and the Atlantic, the Mediterranean also proved to be a superb playground for Class40 sailors this year. The number of Class40s on the shores of the Mediterranean is growing, ...
Corentin Douguet (Queguiner – Innoveo) takes the 2022 European Trophy!
The Class40 European Trophy has this year been awarded to Corentin Douguet, racing on his Lift v2 Queguiner – Innoveo. He takes over the title from 2021 winner Antoine Carpentier (Redman). Having scored podium finishes in every race he competed...
Mediterranean Skippers: the club of five taking on the Rhum
Five of the sailors competing in the upcoming Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe are based in the Mediterranean, between Sète and Marseille. Kito de Pavant (HBF - Reforest’Action), Mathieu Claveau (Prendre la Mer, Agir pour la For&ec...
Xavier Macaire (Groupe SNEF), winner of the Drheam Cup !
The Class40s were kept waiting on Thursday 22 July, as the wind decided to test the nerves of the competitors at the end of the great battle they had fought on the 1,000 mile course from Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.
Xavier Macaire (Groupe SNEF) was ...
AURÉLIEN DUCROZ ON CROSSCALL, CLASS40 WORLD CHAMPION
Hot day on this Class40 World Championship, both literally and figuratively... If the heat and erratic winds have settled on the Charente-Maritime and the Bassin des Chalutiers, the prefectural decree of the day as part of the "extreme red heatwave v...
Victory for Kito de Pavant on Au Large de Saint Tropez
The first solo race in the Mediterranean Trophy and 2022 Championship program, Au Large de Saint-Tropez was the first time Class 40s were present. The 600-mile round trip between the French Riviera and Menorca was a success.
The five Class40s set of...
CRÉDIT MUTUEL WINNER OF THE CIC NORMANDY CHANNEL RACE
After an extremely tight final night of intense and amazing fighting, ultimately it is Crédit Mutuel, which takes the win in this 13th edition of the CIC Normandy Channel Race. Ian Lipinski and Ambrogio Beccaria crossed the finish line at 02 h...