Les Sables - Horta, a simple course, complicated weather
See you tomorrow at 1pm in the bay of Les Sables d'Olonne for the start of the Sables Horta, 8th edition. 24 duos, 2540nm non-stop, only one course mark to go around in front of the port of Horta, a rather simple scenario. But the weather decided to ...
Follow the duel of the Bermuda 1-2
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Go to the Yellow Brick app to follow the 2 Class40s involved in the Bermuda 1-2.
After Michael Hennessy's great victory on the first leg (single-handed) between Newport, Rhode Island and St. George's, Bermuda, who will win the seco...
Virgin media Business #137 wins the RORC Myth of Malham
Only two Class40s participated in the Myth of Malham this weekend, as the majority of the fleet was on the CIC Normandy Channel Race.
After 1 day, 12 hours 32 minutes and 50 seconds, Virgin Media Business (#137), skippered by Charles Emmett, won ahe...
NCR : Good start !
More ready than ever after long months without competition, the 23 duos were able to unleash the horses in a heavy sea at the start of this 12th CIC Normandy Channel Race. It was in a 20-25 knot north/north-easterly flow that the race committee punct...
NCR: follow the start live
It's the big day!Start in a few hours for the 23 Class40.Follow the start live from the basin from 11:30 am (french time) on the Facebook pages of the class and the race.Then the start of the race from 15h45.
Les Sables without Horta...
In one month's time, on Sunday 27th June at 2pm, the 8th edition of Les Sables - Horta - Les Sables will kick off. Although the event is usually held in two legs, in the form of a round trip between the Vendée and the Azores, this year the org...
RORC Transat: Palanad 3 (#160) wins in Antigua
Olivier Magré's Mach40.4 finished 3rd in real time in the RORC Transat, raced between the Canary Islands and Antigua, behind a multihull and a Volvo 70. With a time of 10d 02h 0' and 34 sec, he wins in IRC and Class40.
Passing of Alexis Guillaume
The Class40 learned the sad news of the death of Alexis Guillaume, Class pioneer on his jumbo Merena and one of the "tontons d'Islande" of the first Class40 race, Paimpol-Reykjavik.Belgian, he hosted sailaway.be and his last Class40 report was on the...
The Class40 withdraws the Globe 40 from its program due to its postponement to 2022
Regretfully, The Class40 learned about the postponement of the Globe 40 to a new date in June 2022, a round-the-world race which was supported and included in its program in 2021.
The major event for ocean racing and the Class40 in 2022 is the Route...
Renewed confidence in Halvard Mabire
The Class40 Annual General Meeting was held last Saturday. At the end of the meeting, the members elected the new members of the Executive Committee.
Renewal of the members of the Executive Committee
They were 6 candidates for 3 vacancies, showing ...