TJVNLH, D+7 : The mad week of the Class40 !
Just 7 days ago, international basketball player Boris Diaw unleashed 79 wildcats to conquer the Transat Jacques Vabre 2021. 45 of these ocean racers belong to Class40, and if the wind conditions in the first part of the race proved to be the most to...
TJVNLH, D+6 : On the heels of the Vikings !
What a fight ! What a pugilism ! What a showdown ! Under the envious eyes of Ian Lipinski and Julien Pulvé, unleashed at the helm of their Crédit Mutuel to get back in touch, 6 Class40s are tearing each other apart with great gust...
TJVNLH, D+5 : Skimming and stretching
At the end of 5 days of a race with a totally unpredictable scenario, the 45 Class40s strong fleet is stretching from the Bay of Biscay to the latitude of Lisbon. The favorites of the race, with a few exceptions as they are so many in this grow...
TJVNLH, D+4 : the big guns are back on track
After the incredible "marasmic" episode of the first three days of racing, and with the return of the wind from the East, the 45 Class40s still racing have, for the most part, regained speeds and performances in line with their capabilities, and have...
TJVNLH, D+3 : the time is now !
The wind is now, the speed id now, the Transat is now ! Or at least according to the weather files, the Class40 competitors are imitating the night-time escape of the other three classes towards Spain. The expected easterly wind is beginning to show ...
TJVNLH, D+2 : The Class40s struggling in the Channel
With less than 250 miles sailed in 44 hours this morning, the 45 Class40s participating in the 15th Transat Jacques Vabre are reduced to begging, begging the wind to give them a few light breezes, and begging Neptune to put an end to the power of the...
TJVNLH, D+1 : buffet stop in the Channel Islands
It is a compact fleet - Team Voile Parkinson of Florian Gueguen and Raphael Auffret now at the level of La Hague after their departure from Cherbourg, bowsprit repaired - which is buffering since sunrise in the currents of the Channel Islands, betwee...
TJVNLH: Class40, 40 reasons to follow it!
It may not be the class of all the superlatives that ocean racing often feasts on, but Class40 ticks all the boxes that have made the magic of ocean sailing for over 40 years. Mixed, internationalization, high technology, but also human adventure, so...
Crosscall (#166) wins the Spi Ouest France !
They were finally only 3 Class40 to participate in the Spi Ouest France Banque Populaire Grand Ouest this weekend.
After 4 races, 3 of which were won, Aurélien Ducroz, accompanied for the occasion by David Sineau, Yoann Richomme, Corentin Dou...
Class40 launches the Mediterranean Trophy
For the past few months, Class40 has been working on its involvement in the Mediterranean at the request of its Italian, Spanish and Croatian members… and its French ones too. In addition to the existing annual overall Championship Trophy, the...