Imerys (#130) on the top of the 2017 Class40 championship after her victory on the Grand Prix Guyader
The Grand Prix Guyader took place in Douarnenez between April 29th and May 1st.9 boats lined up for the start.
Imerys'crew (Phil Sharp, Pablo Santurde del Arco, Robin Marais, Arthur Levaillant and Corentin Douguet) won after 3 days of intense inshor...
Cervantes Trophy Race: victory of Moonpalace (#141)
7 Class40 lined up for the start of the RORC Cervantes Trophy Race, Saturday April 29th, 135 nm from Cowes to Le Havre.
Beginning of the 2017 Championship
9 Class40 are participating in the Grand Prix Guyader, first race of the 2017 Class40 championship.
Rune Aasberg, Solo 2 (#142), establishes a new reference time
The 11th of April, Rune Aasberg made a new singlehanded record on board Solo 2 (#142) between Faerder lighthouse (Norway) and the east boy just outside Skagen (Denmark), one of the most norvegian popular route, a theorical distance of 78 n
We at Class 40 are very sad to learn Yves Salé's death.
He was a class member for several years and felt very concerned by the Class40.
Our thoughts are with his family and his friends.
Phor-ty (#137), winner of the RORC Caribbean 600 !
4 Class40lined up for the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, Monday february 20th.Phor-ty, skipped by Peter Harding, her new owner, wins after 3 days 18 hours and 43 minutes.
Election of the board
The Annual General Meeting took place in Rennes on January 2017 14th.
There were 3 outgoing members : Catherine Pourre, Jacques Fournier and Nicolas Troussel.
Great circle and NKE renew their confidence in the Class40
The 2016 Paris Boat Show provided the opportunity for the Class40 and its two partners, NKE and Great Circle, to sign partnerships'extension.
Sharp Smashes World Speed Record for English Channel
Phil Sharp has established a new World Speed Sailing Monohull Record, single-handed across the English Channel from Cowes, Isle of Wight to Dinard, France in 9 hours and 3 minutes aboard his Class 40 yacht Imerys averaging a speed of 15.3knts.
We at Class 40 are very sad to learn the news about Guo Chuan. A great man who sailed with such determination and never gave up. He sailed around the world in a Class 40 and had many adventures that some of us can only dream of. Our thoughts are with...