Groupe G2C La Martinique winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre in the Vintage category !
This Thursday, December 2, at 8 hours 40 minutes and 52 seconds in Martinique, Groupe G2C - La Martinique crossed the finish line of the 15th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre in 34th position in the Class40 category. The duo Jean-Edouard Criquioc...
TJVNLH, The winner and the happy ones
Antoine Carpentier and Pablo Santurde opened the finish line of the Class40 Transat Jacques Vabre yesterday morning. With the first rays of the Martinique sun, and after 21 days and 22 hours of racing, their Mach 40.4 Redman has outpaced the finish, ...
TJVNLH, D+22 : Cascade of arrivals in Fort de France
The least we can say is that the Transat Jacques Vabre organization teams in Fort de France will not be idle for the next 48 hours. The Class40 fleet is arriving in the wake of Redman, who is in a position to take the laurels of a triumph that has be...
TJVNLH, D+21 : I am hungry!
Antoine Carpentier and his "precious" Pablo Santurde are finishing their penultimate night at sea this morning. Only one more "sleep", and their Redman will start the last approach maneuvers towards the Diamond Rock and Fort de France, where her arri...
TJVNLH, D+20 : Things are starting to settle down
Slowly, but surely, with 600 miles to go and after nearly three weeks of racing, the situation at the head of the group of 43 Class40s in the race is beginning to settle down. The historical leader of the event, Redman, with the Franco-Spanish duo An...
TJVNLH, D+19 : Converging routes
At the end of the 19th day of racing in the Transat Jacques Vabre, the routes of the Class40 leaders have crossed those of the Imoca Class monohulls. These 18.28 m long yachts, whose course passed by the Brazilian island of Fernando de Noronha off Re...
TJVNLH, D+18 : The slalom of sargasso !
It's an exercise that must inspire the skiers involved in the Transat Jacques Vabre, Class40 category. Aurélien Ducroz (Crosscall), Mathieu Crépel (Everial) and of course the world champion Ivica Kostelic (Croatia Full of Life) know wha...
TJVNLH, D+17 : The trade wind funnel
With the passage this morning of Terre Exotique (Guiguen-Pinson) under the island of Sal in Cape Verde, the 43 Class40s of the Transat Jacques Vabre are now all on their way to the last passage point of the event, the Diamond Rock in Martinique. For ...
TJVNLH, D+16 : The leaders
Nickel! If the passage to the Sal Island mark in Cape Verde has seen some compression of the fleet, with a regrouping of the pack, it has also allowed the tenors of the class, favorites of the observers for the Martinique podium, to get back to the f...
TJVNLH, D+15 : At the whim of the trade winds
A complex situation lies on the Atlantic and in front of the pack of Class 40s who have excitedly begun their great ocean crossing. Vast zones of high pressure, with little wind, stretch from the Caribbean arc to the coast of Africa, bordering ...