NCR: follow the start live
It's the big day!Start in a few hours for the 23 Class40.Follow the start live from the basin from 11:30 am (french time) on the Facebook pages of the class and the race.Then the start of the race from 15h45.
Les Sables without Horta...
In one month's time, on Sunday 27th June at 2pm, the 8th edition of Les Sables - Horta - Les Sables will kick off. Although the event is usually held in two legs, in the form of a round trip between the Vendée and the Azores, this year the org...
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.
RORC Transat: Palanad 3 (#160) wins in Antigua
Olivier Magré's Mach40.4 finished 3rd in real time in the RORC Transat, raced between the Canary Islands and Antigua, behind a multihull and a Volvo 70. With a time of 10d 02h 0' and 34 sec, he wins in IRC and Class40.
Passing of Alexis Guillaume
The Class40 learned the sad news of the death of Alexis Guillaume, Class pioneer on his jumbo Merena and one of the "tontons d'Islande" of the first Class40 race, Paimpol-Reykjavik.Belgian, he hosted sailaway.be and his last Class40 report was on the...
The Class40 withdraws the Globe 40 from its program due to its postponement to 2022
Regretfully, The Class40 learned about the postponement of the Globe 40 to a new date in June 2022, a round-the-world race which was supported and included in its program in 2021.
The major event for ocean racing and the Class40 in 2022 is the Route...
Renewed confidence in Halvard Mabire
The Class40 Annual General Meeting was held last Saturday. At the end of the meeting, the members elected the new members of the Executive Committee.
Renewal of the members of the Executive Committee
They were 6 candidates for 3 vacancies, showing ...