26 Class40 on the starting line of the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race !
The 47th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race will start on Sunday, August 6th. The Class40 fleet will be the major category (except the IRC) with 26 boats entered.
Phorty (#137) established herself on the Channel Race !
While the fleet of Les Sables-Horta was arriving in Les Sbales d'Olonne, 3 Class40 have taken part in the RORC CHannel race, the last race before the Rolex Fastnet Race.
Les Sables-Horta : #123 Tales II winner overall and #61 Transport Henault - Cabinet Z first vintage
Regarded as the big favourite before the start, the spanish duet Pablo Santurde del Arco / Gonzalo Botin wins again on the Class40 circuit but for the first time on Les Sables-Horta. Winner of the first leg before Imerys #130 (P. Sharp / C. Douguet) ...
Les Sables-Horta : Aïna wins the second leg!
17 Class40s left Horta on July 14th for their return route to les Sables d’Olonne.
Eärendil and Obportus IV gave up. Eärendil because of a broken mainsail and Olivier Roussey because he had no co-skipper (Philippe Burger had to fly b...
Les Sables-Horta: Tales II (#123) wins the first leg !
19 Class40 lined up for the start of the third race of the 2017 Class40 championship.
Cowes-Dinard-St Malo race : Victory of Sensation Class40 !
Friday July 7th, the start of the race, one of the most famous annual event of the RORC, Cowes-Dinard-St Malo, was given. 164 IRC and 8 Class40 lined up for this 151 nm race.
Sensation Class40 winner of the Round the Island Race
Today, Saturday July 1st, the Island Sailing Club organized the Round the Island Race.
1342 boats lined up for this 50 nm race and among them 4 Class40s.
Marc Lepesqueux'crew (Sensation Class40 Extreme #140) crossed the finish line first after 6h 34m and 49s, followed by Région Normandie-LMAX (#135) skipped by Benoit Charon and...
Les Sables-Horta, D-2 !
The 19 competitors all arrived in Port Olona.
The program of this classical race of the Class40 circuit :
- Start of the first leg at 0102 PM on Sunday July 2nd in Les Sables d'Olonne Bay.
- After a short coastal route in front of the beach, they'...
Talanta #95 establishes a new World Record !
One Ocean, one Woman, one Man, one Boat…
RORC Morgan Cup : victory of Campagne de France
120 boats entered the RORC Morgan Cup on Saturday 9 of June (a 125 nm route between Cowes and Guernesey). Among them, 3 Class40.
This challenging race started at the end of the afternoon and required stratedy from the start to negotiat...