RORC Caribbean 600, top start !
Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club and supported by Antigua Yacht Club, the 14th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started on time at 11:00 AST on Monday 20th February.
The Class40s are expected to cross the finish line this Wednesday, after 6...
Opening of the 2023 season !
It's back to work for a new season! This Monday, February 20th, 13 Class40 will take the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, first event of the 2023 championship.
Entry list : RORC Caribbean 600 - Class40
Death of Marc Chopin (LSVCAL)
Class40 is sorry to learn of the death of Marc Chopin, member of the organising club of Les Sables-Horta and the 1000 milles des Sables. Our thoughts are with his family.
"Les Sables d'Olonne Vendée Course au Large club is extremely s...
Corentin Douguet, winner of the 2022 Class40 Championship
They sailed together, helped each other before the start, fought in the Atlantic before one took the advantage over the other. Yoann Richomme (Paprec Arkea) and Corentin Douguet (Queguiner Innoveo), share a particular friendship and rivalry Yoann won...
Corentin Douguet (Queguiner-Innoveo), third of the Route du Rhum
“This engine story ruined my Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe. It tastes of diesel, not rum.”
This Wednesday, November 23, at 2339hrs UTC Corentin Douguet on Queguiner-Innoveo crossed the finish line in Pointe-à-Pitre in third position for the twelfth edition of La Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe. His race time is 14 d...
Ambrogio Beccaria (Allagrande - Pirelli), second in the Route du Rhum
This Wednesday 23rd November at 16 h 38 min 48 sec (local time) - 21 h 38 min 48 sec Paris time -, Ambrogio Beccaria crossed the finish line in Pointe-à-Pitre of the 12th edition of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe in second place. H...
Dominant Richomme at the double. Route du Rhum Class40 winner Yoann Richomme (Paprec-Arkea) triumphs on second successive edition.
French skipper Yoann Richomme joined the very elite group of solo ocean racers to have twice won their class on the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe when he brought the new build Lombard Lift 40 V2 Paprec-Arkea through the finish line of the ...
Route du Rhum: It's the final battle...
He is heading for the finish, which he should reach in the next 24 hours. Barring any last minute changes, Yoann Richomme (Paprec Arkéa) is expected to be the big winner tomorrow morning in Pointe-à-Pitre (from 3pm, mainland time). The ...
Route du Rhum: an update after 5 days of racing
Faced with a particularly virulent front, the Class40 fleet has split over the last few hours. On one side, the leaders and the incredible 'mano-a-mano' between Yoann Richomme (Paprec Arkéa) and Corentin Douguet (Queginer-Innoveo), separated b...
Route du Rhum: here we go!
The sea for some, the bitter for others
The first few hours of this 12th Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe are true to their reputation, with an endless litany of inaugural misfortunes at sea, which are either damaging or compromising the smooth running of the great crossing that has ...