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    Redman (FRA 161)
    Redman (FRA 161)
    A. Carpentier
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    Banque du Leman (FRA 159)
    Banque du Leman (FRA 159)
    V. Gautier / S. Koster
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    Lamotte Module Création (FRA153)
    Lamotte Module Création (FRA153)
    L. Berry
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In short

Michael Hennessy, winner of the Route du Rhum in the Vintage category !

Alexis Courcoux #RDR2018
Dragon (#USA 54) is the first Vintage Class40 in Pointe à Pitre !Her skipper, the American sailor Michael Hennessy fulfilled his long time sporting dream  when he crossed the finish line of the 40th anniversary Route du Rhum-Destination G...

Yoann Richomme, winner of the Route du Rhum !

© Alexis Courcoux #RDR2018
Two days into the third week of the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, Pointe-à-Pitre was able to celebrate two great winners in the Rhum Multi class and in the hotly-fought Class40 division of the 3,542-nautical mile solo transatlantic race.

Route du Rhum : they arrive !

Christophe Breschi / Route du Rhum
The winner of the 2018 Route du Rhum destination Guaeloupe should be known tomorrow. Without technical issues, Yoann Richomme (Veedol AIC) should win in Pointe à Pitre as he has more than a 120 milles lead on the boat behind him Phil Sharp (Im...

Route du Rhum, one week after the start…

 @Christophe Breschi/Route du Rhum
If the start of the Route du Rhum was actually given on Sunday December the 4th, the first week of the race took the boats in an unpredictable scenario.

D-7 before the start of la Route du Rhum !

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The race village of the Route du Rhum destination Guadeloupe opened wednesday October 24th. Since thursday, the 53 Class40 are moored in the bassin Vauban.

Class40 Key Figures on the Route du Rhum

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39 Rookies (1st participation in the Route du Rhum) 1 winner of the Route du Rhum (P. Sharp in 2006) 3 Guadeloupeans 3 winners of solo  races in 2018 Skippers from 24 to 62 years old 11 Class40 competitors from 2014 back in 2018 Presence o...

Nicolas Troussel (Corum #155) wins the Atlantique Télégramme !

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11 skippers took part in this solo race opened for the first time to the Class40s with a program similar to the Imocas and their trophée Azimut .

The RORC Cherbourg race for Phor-ty (#137) !

RORC / Rick Tomlinson
Last week was the time for the traditionnal RORC september event : the Cherbourg race. A sprint of about 80 milles between Cowes and Cherbourg.

Victory and new world record for Phil Sharp in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race and

11 Class40s lined up on the starting line of this 1802 nm race on Sunday August 12th but only 5 of them crossed the finish line.

@ Paul Wyeth
Despite several technical problems and with hard weather conditions, Phil Sharp's Class40 Imerys Clean Energy has taken line honours in the 2018 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race in an elapsed time of 8 days 4 hours 14 minutes 49 seconds. The ...

Yoann Richomme (Veedol #154) winner of the Drheam Cup !

Thierry Martinez / Drheam Cup
General rehearsal before the Route du Rhum destination Guadeloupe, the Drheam Cup destination Cotentin kept its promises : 29 Class40 at the start (and 29 on the finish line), more than 730nm of solo-handed race between La Trinité sur Mer...

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