Antoine Carpentier (Redman) wins the European Trophy!
The Class40 European Trophy (unfortunately not awarded in 2020 due to a lack of races) has this year gone to Antoine Carpentier on his Mach 40.4 Redman! Having scored podium results in all his races this year except for the Rolex Fastnet Race, Antoin...
Vintage: the 40 Malouine Lamotte for Prendre la mer, Agir pour la forêt
Five Class40 Vintage boats took part in the 40 Malouine Lamotte this weekend. After 155 nm of racing, Mathieu Claveau and Christophe Fialon won this category.
PRENDRE LA MER, AGIR POUR LA FORÊT
Mathieu CLAVEAU & Christophe F...
40 Malouine LAMOTTE : victory for Redman
Setting out from Saint-Malo at 12:08 on Friday, the 22 duos will have taken much less than twenty-four hours to complete the 155-mile course, concocted by Franck-Yves ESCOFFIER.
First to cross the start line, Antoine CARPENTIER and Pablo SANTURDE DE...
22 Class40 at the start of the 40 Malouine Lamotte
The start of the second edition of the 40 Malouine will be given tomorrow in St Malo bay. An offshore course of 155nm in double-handed, two coastal courses in crew on Sunday, 22 Class40, 5 Vintage, 2 new boats at the start... a beautiful weekend in p...
Fastnet Race: Prendre la Mer Agir pour la Foret, first Vintage
Of the 33 Class40s entered in the Rolex Fastnet race, 6 were in the Vintage category.
After 4 days 1 hour and 28 minutes of racing, Mathieu Claveau and his crew won in this category on their 2009 Akilaria.
The Dutch duo of Sec Hayai and the Finnish...
Rolex Fastnet Race : victory of Palanad III after a tense finish
Just ahead of the IRC One leader, there was another nail-biting finish between the Class40s, with the first six crossing the line within the space of an hour after a compression occurred as the wind turned patchy just short of the line. The competiti...
The 26 Class40 boats of the #RolexFastnetRace fleet have all rounded the Fastnet Rock.
Here is the order:
1. Lamotte Module Création (153 - Luke Berry) at 14h50
2. Tales 2 (123 - Andrea Fornaro)
3. Palanad 3 (160 - Antoine Magré)
33 Class40s take on the Fastnet
The race is on! Yesterday, Sunday 8th August, the start of the 49th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race was given in sustained sea and wind conditions. After a few hours of racing, five boats had to abandon due to various incidents, including the disma...
A Vintage at the top of the RORC championship
The Jumbo40 #26 is a regular on the racing program across the Channel.
The Stellantis crew is leading the RORC Class40 championship, a great performance for a Vintage!
Their next goal is the Rolex Fastnet race, which will start on August 8th.
LS-H : Redman's victory (almost) on the wire!
Three minutes and 14 seconds: this is the tiny gap that finally separated the two leaders of this Les Sables - Horta - Les Sables 2021 at the finish line. A derisory gap at the end of 2,540 miles of racing and nearly eleven days at sea. Eleven trying...