The course of the Globe 40 confirmed
With less than a year to go before the start, Sirius Evenements, organiser of the Globe 40, has confirmed the course of the first edition.Two prologues will be organised in June, one starting from Marseille, the other from La Rochelle towards Tangier...
Défi Pure Ocean, a new challenge for the Class40s
The Association ROUTE Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, in partnership with the PURE OCEAN Foundation, has decided to organise a Sailing Challenge between the ports of Saint-Pierre (Saint-Pierre et Miquelon) and Lorient (France), i.e. 2,150 nautical miles, f...
Mathieu Claveau breaks the Headlight Run Cup record on AJT (#89)
Conditions were perfect this Sunday 21st June in an attempt to beat the record: 25 knots set with gusts to 35, an almost perfect angle... It took Mathieu Claveau and his friend Olivier just 1h 20min at an average speed of 10.4 knots to set this new r...
Crosscall and Aurélien Ducroz announce the construction of a new Class40
CROSSCALL is committed for the next three years alongside the double Freeride World Champion and skipper, Aurélien Ducroz. Objective, the Route du Rhum 2022! An audacious project which will be materialized by the construction of a boat with CR...
Axel Trehin builts a new Class40
And three!This week it was Axel Tréhin, a newcomer to the Class40, who announced the construction of a Class40."Just a few months ago, I didn't even dare dream about it. So today, it's with a lot of emotion that on this day, which is a bit spe...
A new Class40 for Jonas Gerckens
" Ready for an oceanic hyperspace jump?I am delighted to announce a new Class40 for a vitamin-packed program from 2021 to 2025!The construction of this Max40 will begin in 2020, at JPS Productions, for a launch in the spring of 2021.The Transat...
A Mach40.4 for Antoine Carpentier
For the first time in its history, Redman, a committed promoter of a low carbon and inclusive city, is committing to a major sports sponsorship until 2022, supporting skipper Antoine Carpentier on the Class40 circuit. The group and the yachtsman have...
Kito de Pavant sets a reference time for the Tartine Cup
This Tuesday 19th May in Port Camargue (Le Grau du Roi), the sailor Kito de Pavant took advantage of the Mistral wind, which was blowing hard, to set the first reference times for the Tartine Cup, one of the four courses of the Griffes du Lion.
Given the current circumstances, the Executive Committee has decided to postpone the Annual General Meeting of the class which was to be held in Rennes next Saturday.
A new date will be proposed later.
On the other hand, the EGM scheduled f...
French sailing legend Lalou Roucayrol aims for The Race Around!
It is with great excitement that The Race Around can today confirm the first competitor campaigning to be on the start line of Class40s new around the world race. Having spend a decade on the Multi50 “Arkema”, Lalou Roucayrol embarks on a...