The RORC Cherbourg race for Phor-ty (#137) !
Last week was the time for the traditionnal RORC september event : the Cherbourg race. A sprint of about 80 milles between Cowes and Cherbourg.
Victory and new world record for Phil Sharp in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race and
11 Class40s lined up on the starting line of this 1802 nm race on Sunday August 12th but only 5 of them crossed the finish line.
Despite several technical problems and with hard weather conditions, Phil Sharp's Class40 Imerys Clean Energy has taken line honours in the 2018 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race in an elapsed time of 8 days 4 hours 14 minutes 49 seconds. The ...
Yoann Richomme (Veedol #154) winner of the Drheam Cup !
General rehearsal before the Route du Rhum destination Guadeloupe, the Drheam Cup destination Cotentin kept its promises : 29 Class40 at the start (and 29 on the finish line), more than 730nm of solo-handed race between La Trinité sur Mer...
29 Class40 on the starting line of Drheam Cup destination Cotentin
Tomorrow, the Class40 fleet (29 boats) will take the start of the race. Start from La Trinité sur Mer to go to Cherbourg after rounding the Fastnet, a little bit more than 700nm.
RORC Cowes – Dinard : another victory for Concise 8 (GBR129) !
The famous race of the RORC, Cowes Dinard, took place this weekend. A simple course : 150nm to reach the Breton port from the British one, with the only obligation that the Channel Islands are to be left to port.
Concise 8 (#129) wins the Round the Island Race !
The Island Sailing Club’s annual big meeting had, this year again, kept its promises : 1200 competitors, including 6 Class40, came to participate in Round The Island Race (theorical route : 51nm).
Victory of Corum (#155) on the Volvo Round Ireland Race !
First race, since she was launched at the end May, and first victory for Nicolas Troussel’s Mach40.3!
The Route : victory of St Pierre et Miquelon
Last weekend took place the 9th edition of The ROUTE, a 350nm ocean race between Canada (Halifax) and France (St Pierre et Miquelon).
Catherine Pourre (Eärendil) Wins the Class40’s 2018 American Trophy !
The first edition of the Class 40’s American Trophy, rewarding those teams that participate in the North American races on the Class calendar, has been won in convincing fashion by a European team* organized by the French skipper Catherine Pour...
5 Class40 on the starting line of the Volvo Round Ireland Yacht race !
Saturday June 30th will be given the start of the 20th edition of the Volvo Round Ireland Race.