Eärendil wins the RORC Transatlantic race !
Catherine Pourre's Eärendil finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Saturday 08 December at 04:10:18 taking Class40 Line Honours for the 3,000 mile race from Calero Marinas Marina Lanzarote to Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada.
Michael Hennessy, winner of the Route du Rhum in the Vintage category !
Dragon (#USA 54) is the first Vintage Class40 in Pointe à Pitre !Her skipper, the American sailor Michael Hennessy fulfilled his long time sporting dream when he crossed the finish line of the 40th anniversary Route du Rhum-Destination G...
Briton Phil Sharp wins the Class40 Championship 2018
British sailor and native of Jersey, Phil Sharp (37), finished the Route du Rhum -Destination Guadeloupe with a remarkable 3rd place, earning him the outright Class 40 Champion title for the second consecutive year. Securing a podium spot in each of ...
Yoann Richomme, winner of the Route du Rhum !
Two days into the third week of the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, Pointe-à-Pitre was able to celebrate two great winners in the Rhum Multi class and in the hotly-fought Class40 division of the 3,542-nautical mile solo transatlantic race.
Route du Rhum : they arrive !
The winner of the 2018 Route du Rhum destination Guaeloupe should be known tomorrow. Without technical issues, Yoann Richomme (Veedol AIC) should win in Pointe à Pitre as he has more than a 120 milles lead on the boat behind him Phil Sharp (Im...
Route du Rhum, one week after the start…
If the start of the Route du Rhum was actually given on Sunday December the 4th, the first week of the race took the boats in an unpredictable scenario.
D-7 before the start of la Route du Rhum !
The race village of the Route du Rhum destination Guadeloupe opened wednesday October 24th. Since thursday, the 53 Class40 are moored in the bassin Vauban.
Phil Sharp (Imerys Clean Energy) wins the European Trophy Award!
After claiming victory in last year’s European Trophy Award, Phil’s performance objective for 2018 was simple – to defend the title and he successfully did, finishing on the podium of every race he took part!
Phil wins for t...
Class40 Key Figures on the Route du Rhum
39 Rookies (1st participation in the Route du Rhum)
1 winner of the Route du Rhum (P. Sharp in 2006)
3 winners of solo races in 2018
Skippers from 24 to 62 years old
11 Class40 competitors from 2014 back in 2018
Nicolas Troussel (Corum #155) wins the Atlantique Télégramme !
11 skippers took part in this solo race opened for the first time to the Class40s with a program similar to the Imocas and their trophée Azimut .