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    51 entries and rising

    by  • 17 September 2013 • 41 SUD, Andrew Lawrence, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), Gerhard Ruether, Giacomo, groupama, Helsal 3, Jazz Player, Jean Luc Esplaas, Jennifer Crooks, Jens Kellinghusen, Jim Delegat, Maxi, Maxis, Offshore, Rob Fischer, United States, Varuna, Zefiro

    With just over 100 days until the start of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, 51 entries have so far been received by the organising authority, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, and 17 ofread more

    Once in a lifetime?

    by  • 13 August 2013 • Armel le Cleac'h, Banque Populaire, Bertrand Pace, Dona Bertarelli, Ernesto Bertarelli, G Class, groupama, Kurt Arrigo, Nigel Musto, Offshore, Records, Route du Rhum, Royal Ocean Racing Club, SInglehanded, Sodebo, Spindrift Racing, United Kingdom, Yann Guichard

    The Rolex Fastnet Race this year has been blessed with a distinct rarity - a line-up between the world’s two largest racing trimarans, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s Spindriftread more

    Rolex Fastnet Race – line honours form guide

    by  • 2 August 2013 • abu dhabi ocean racing, Adil Khalid, Andrew Cape, Annie Lush, Antoine Carraz, Banque Populaire, Bertrand Pace, Brad Jackson, Cameron Dunn, Chris Sherlock, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Edmond de Rothschild, Emmanuel le Borgne, Erwan Israel, Esimit Europa, G Class, Gitana 11, groupama, Guy Barron, ian walker, ICAP Leopard, Jack Boutell, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Jeremy Elliott, Jeremy Wilmot, Jochen Schuemann, Jordi Calafat, Kevin Escoffier, Marcel van Triest, Maxi, Maxis, Mike Slade, Nick Dana, Nicolas Texier, Nigel Musto, Offshore, Oman Air – Musandam, Phil Harmer, Phillip Carlson, Pierre-Emmanuel Hérissé, Pierre-Yves Moreau, Records, Ronan Lucas, Route du Rhum, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sam Davies, Sebastien Marsset, Simon Fisher, Spindrift, Team SCA, Thierry Douillard, Tom Johnson, Tony Mutter, Two-handed, United Kingdom, Volvo Ocean Race, vor 70, Xavier Revil, Yann Guichard

    While the Rolex Fastnet Race's main prize is the Fastnet Challenge Trophy and Rolex chronometer for the first among the 300 boats competing under IRC handicap, another significant battle comeread more

    Game, set and match to Groupama 34

    by  • 27 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    The wind howled into Marseille to mark the last day of scored racing in the 2013 Tour de France a la Voile.read more

    Groupama 34 wins Tour Voile 2013

    by  • 24 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    In crossing the line off La Seyne, Franck Cammas' Groupama 34 won the Tour de France à la Voile 2013.read more

    Cammas again

    by  • 21 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    Groupama 34 won today’s 41 mile offshore leg from Rosas, Spain to Gruissan, France in the Tour de France a la Voile, with Courrier Dunkerque 3 claiming second and Sodeboread more

    Cammas dominates in-ports

    by  • 20 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Spain, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    Franck Cammas and his team on Groupama 34 continue to dominate the Tour de France a la Voile today winning both in-port races in Rosas, Spain.read more

    Three in a row for Cammas

    by  • 16 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    There were three inshore races today off St Gilles to complete the Atlantic segment of the 2013 Tour de France a la Voile. Groupama won every races.read more

    Groupama 34 first into St Gilles

    by  • 15 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Multimedia, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    An early start followed by many lead changes, a bold but unsuccessful option for Nantes St Nazaire E.read more

    Bretagne Credit Mutual Elite first into Lorient

    by  • 13 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    The Tour de France a la Voile fleet left Brest yesterday at 20:00, sailing in 10-15 knot northeastery wind. All twelve M34s gybed through the Toulinguet rocks under spinnaker.read more

    Victory for Sodebo into Brest

    by  • 10 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    “Everyone wanted to win that one,” said skipper Thomas Coville after his Sodebo won the leg of the Tour de France a la Voile between Deauville and Brest this afternoon.read more

    Brest bound

    by  • 9 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    After much talk and weather analysis, all 12 boats in the Tour de France a la Voile left Deauville at 11.15 in 10 knots of northerly wind and a strong current.read more

    Second leg win for Groupama 34

    by  • 4 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, France, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    Franck Cammas and his Groupama 34 crew have done it again! They sailed a relentless upwind leg from Breskens, Holland, to Dieppe, earning their second consecutive offshore victory.read more

    Better days for Souben and Troussel

    by  • 2 July 2013 • Baptiste Choquenet, Bienne-Voile - SRS, Bretagne Credit Mutuel Elite, Cedric Pouligny, Christiane Dittmers, Corentin Douguet, Courrier Dunkerque, Daniel Souben, Delphine WOlters, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, franck cammas, François Kunz, groupama, Iskareen, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz, Jean-Marie Liot, Luzius Peter, Martinique-BE.Brussels, Mathieu Moures, Nantes-Saint Nazaire E.LeClerc, Netherlands, Nicolas Groux, Nicolas Troussel, Normandie, Offshore, Sodebo, Sönke Bruhns, Team OmanSail, Thomas Coville, Toulon Provence Mediterranee-COYCH, Ville de Geneve-Carrefour Addictions

    Two M34s mastered the very light and changing weather today for the Breskens inshore races of the Tour de France à la Voile: Nicolas Troussel’s Bretagne CME and Daniel Souben&read more

    L’analisi della vittoria di Groupama (parte 2): l’opinione dello strutturista Stefano Beltrando (QI Composites)

    by  • 5 July 2012 • cammas, groupama, Oceano (Regate), Regate, tecnica, Tecniche (Tecnica), Volvo Ocean Race

    Galway, Irlanda- Alla vigilia dell’ultimo weekend della Volvo Ocean Race, con la Discover Ireland Inport Race prevista per sabato, ma ormai senza influenza sulla classifica finale, continua la nostra analisi del giro del mondo vinto da Groupama 4. La...