Start of the Sevenstar Round britain and Ireland Race
The marathon race has begun!
The start of the Sevenstar round Britain and Ireland race took place on Sunday 7th August for the 5 Class40s entered in front of the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes.
The first boat to cross the "No Man's Land Fort...
Peregrine #68 sets new course record in Royal Western Yacht Club Lonely Rock Race
Peregrine #68 took line honors and set a new course record in the 2022 Royal Western Yacht Club's Lonely Rock Race. The race represents the original Fastnet Course, starting in the Solent, rounding the Fastnet, and ending in Plymouth.
The new record...
Xavier Macaire (Groupe SNEF), winner of the Drheam Cup !
The Class40s were kept waiting on Thursday 22 July, as the wind decided to test the nerves of the competitors at the end of the great battle they had fought on the 1,000 mile course from Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.
Xavier Macaire (Groupe SNEF) was ...
Let's go for the Drheam Cup
In the end, 34 solo sailors set off yesterday, Sunday 17th July 2022, on the 1000nm course offered by the Drheam Cup - Grand prix de Course au Large.
Single-handed training, qualification for the Route du Rhum destination Guadeloupe or a race in its...
Cowes Dinard St Malo Race : Victory of Sensation Class40 Extrême
The 2022 edition of the Cowes Dinard St Malo Race attracted 105 crews, including five Class40s in early July.
In the English classic, the 2014 Sabrosa placed two newer boats behind it. "We were in the mix from start to finish despite light winds at ...
Centrakor #183 won the Duo max 2022
The Class40 Centrakor # 183 led by Mikael Mergui and Richard Robini crossed the finish line on Saturday 2nd July at 5.19am winning the 14th edition of the Duo Max organised by the CNTL-Marseille.
The Class40s were 6 at the start of this 2nd ...
Duo max, follow the 2nd leg
Initially scheduled for the evening of Thursday 30th June, the start of the second leg of the Duo Max (Barcelona - Marseille) had to be postponed until this morning, Friday 1st July. The reason for this was a strong tramontana wind forecast at over 4...
Duo Max : Centrakor winner in Barcelona
The first leg was dominated by calm conditions and a small east swell, but this did not prevent Mikael Mergui's V2 lift from winning.
Mikael Mergui: "We had a good sail, and we took good options quite quickly. We didn't want to follow the routing th...
Let's go for the Duo Max
The fourth event of the 2022 Mediterranean Trophy, the Duo Max set off on Saturday 25 June.
The start of the first leg (Marseille - Barcelona via Menorca) was given at 15:00 in front of the city of Marseille and 6 Class40s set off on the 350 nm cour...
Influence wins SSE Renewables Round Ireland Yacht Race
The SSE Renewables Round Ireland Yacht Race, organised by Wicklow Sailing Club, welcomed the Class40s for the second time.The programme, as the name suggests, was a circumnavigation of Ireland leaving all the islands except Rockall to starboard; a th...