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    Quéguiner - Innoveo (#176)
    Quéguiner - Innoveo (#176)
    C. Douguet
  • 2
    Groupe SNEF (#178)
    Groupe SNEF (#178)
    X. Macaire
  • 3
    Redman (#161)
    Redman (#161)
    A. Carpentier
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In short

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.


After a short race around Les Sables d'Olonne's bay, Transport Henault – Cabinet Z #61 (Cédric de Kervenoael / Robin Marais), was in the lead of the fleet. The boats were then on their way to Horta.

A 1270 nautical miles route with various wind conditions.

Once again, the spanish duet Tales II #123 (Pablo Santurde Del Arco / Gonzalo Botin) wins after 5 days 23 hours 5 minutes and 42 secondes (average speed : 8,89 kts). The leg is won but the competition will still be interesting for the general raking as the British-French team of Imerys #130 (Phil Sharp / Corentin Douguet) arrived only 43 minutes and 40 secondes after them. The german-french team of Stella Nova #134 (Alexander Krause / Antoine Carpentier) completes the podium.

To note, the excellente performance of the Italians of Colombre XL #101 (Massimo Juris / Pietro Luciani) on their Pogo S2 who finished fourth and is now third of the provisionnal ranking of the 2017 championship.Serenis Consulting #125 (Jean Galfion / JC Caso), first French boat, finished fifth. They are followed by Oman Sail #139 (Sidney Gavignet / Fahad Al Hasni) who, despite their bowsprit's breakage, ranked sixth.

Concerning the Vintages (6 of the 19 boats), #61is the first to arrive in Horta after 7 days 3 hours 24 minutes and 09 secondes. Montres Michel Herbelin #42 (François Lassort / Christophe Souchaud) are second but there is 11 hours between them. Palanad II finished third in this category.

The complete ranking :

The start of the second leg will be given Friday, July 14th at 07:00pm (french time).


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