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...
Croc 2.0 first vintage on the Normandy Channel race!
27 Class40 lined up for the Normandy Channel Race.
Tales 2 winner of the Normandy Channel Race
Third victory for Tales in 2016 !
27 Class40 lined up for the 7th edition of the Normandy Channel Race on sunday september the 11th.
After 4 days 17 hours, 41 minutes and 54 seconds, Pablo Santurde del Arco and Fidel Turienzo arrive only 2 minutes and 40 ...
27 Class40 on the starting line of the Normandy Channel Race!
27 teams will race on a technical course between Normandy , English and Irish coasts and at least one dozen are possible pretenders to victory!
From sunday, follow the teams on the race website.
You can even particpate thanks to the...
Montres Michel Herbelin winner of the QSM vintage ranking!
19 Class40s lined up for the start of the Transat Québec Saint-Malo including 3 vintage boats : #42 (Montres Michel Herbelin), #60 (Obportus) and #73 (Sirius).
After 15d 9h 31mn 2sec, Christophe Souchaud, François Lassort, Thomas Lassort and Jean-Baptiste Hallo crossed first the finish line aboard Montres Michel Herbelin.
Talès 2 winner of the Transat Québec/Saint Malo!
Gonzalo Botin, Pablo Santurde del Arco, Antonio Piris and Carlos Ruigomez win this transatlantic in 11d 22h 42mn 56s
19 Class40s lined up for the start, in Québec, on July the 10th.
New record in 24 hours
Tales 2 impressive again by establishing the new speed record in 24 hours.
Gonzalo Botin, Pablo Santurde del Arco, Antonio Piris and Carlos Ruigomez,crew of Tales 2 in the Transat Quebec Saint Malo, covered 373.5 nautical miles at an average speed of 15.56 knots