Victory for Imerys (#130) on the Normandy Channel Race!
The Normandy Channel Race, now a classic Class40 race, started on Sunday 14th of May in Ouistreham Bay and has kept its promises.24 boats lined up for this 975nm theorical route (Caen/St Marcouf/Ile de Wight/TuskarRock/Fastnet Rock/Guernesey/Caen)
Montre Herbelin #42 winner of vintage ranking of NCR
4 Class40s lined up at the Normandy Channel Race : Fuji #38 (A. Kansakoski / M. Maki), Montres Herbelin #42 (C. Souchaud / F. Lassort), Simple VE (B. Lemée / P. Magliulo) and Team SPM #73 (S. Bry / S. Day).
Palanad II (#43), winner of the "De Guingand Bowl Race"
3 Class40s lined up on saturday 13th of May for the departure of the "de Guingand Bowl race" organized by the RORC.
The Normandy Channel Race, second race counting for the 2017 Championship
The departure of the Normandy Channel Race, coefficient 2 was given on Sunday 14th of May.
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.