• Henry Bomby

    First time for the Figaro class

    by  • 15 August 2013 • Alex Gardner, Artemis Offshore Academy, Charlie Dalin, David Kenefick, Didier Bouillard, Dyfrig Mon, Ed Hill, Emma Harris, Figaro, Gilles Chiorri, Henry Bomby, Lizzy Foreman, Magma Structures, Nick Cherry, Nikki Curwen, Offshore, Richard Tolkien, Robin Elsey, Sam Matson, Two-handed, United Kingdom, Xavier Macaire, Yves Ravot

    After a tight tactical battle at the front of the nine-boat Figaro fleet in the classic Rolex Fastnet Race, spanning 611-miles from Cowes to Plymouth via Fastnet Rock, Artemis Offshore Academy skipread more

    France dominates the non-IRC classes

    by  • 10 August 2013 • Chris Tibbs, Class 40, Damien Seguin, Des Pieds et Des Mains, EDF Suez, Figaro, Francois Gabart, G Class, Gonzalo Botin, Henry Bomby, IMOCA 60, Jorg Riechers, macif, Marcellino Botin, mare, Mark Lloyd, Maxis, Michel Desjoyeaux, Nacho Postigo, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Rockfish, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sebastien Rogues, Two-handed, United Kingdom, Vincent Riou

    With events such as the Vendee Globe and Route du Rhum, as well as being the hotbed of IMOCA 60, Class 40 and Figaro racing, having conceived the world’s fastest offshore multihulls and winniread more

    Elies noses ahead

    by  • 22 June 2013 • ADOCIS / IB-Remarketing, Adrien Hardy, AGIR Recouvrement, Alexis Loison, Amaiur Alfaro, Anthony Marchand, Armel Le Cleach, Artemis 37, Artemis 77, Banque Populaire, Benoit Hochart, Bernard Controls, BRETAGNE CRÉDIT MUTUEL PERFORMANCE, Bretagne-Crédit Mutuel Espoir, Carnac Thalasso & SPA, Cercle Vert, Claire Pruvot, Corentin HOREAU, Damien Guillou, Dave Kenefick, Destination Dunkerque, DFDS Seaways, Didier Bouillard, DLBC, Ed Hill, Fabien Delahaye, Figaro, France, Fred Duthil, Fred Rivet, Full Irish, Gedimat, Generali, Gildas Morvan, Gilles le Baud, Groupe Fiva, Groupe Queguiner-Leucemie Espoir, Groupe SNEF, Henry Bomby, In Extenso experts comptables, Jack Bouttell, Jean Paul Morren, Jean-Pierre Nicol, Jehol, Jérémie Beyou, Joan Ahrweiller, Joanna, Julien Villion, La Solidarite Mutualiste, Lafont Presse, LES RECYCLEURS BRETONS, Louis-Maurice Tannyères, Magma Structures, Maitre Coq, Matthieu Girolet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Morgan Lagraviere, Nick Cherry, Nicolas Jossier, Nicolas Lunven, Offshore, Paul Meilhat, Port de Caen Ouistreham, Prati'Buches, Region Aquitaine/Ateliers de France, Region Basse Normandie, Rockfish, Sam Goodchild, Seixo Habitat, Sepalumic, Shelterbox-Disaster Relief, Simon Troel, SInglehanded, Skipper Herault, Skipper MACIF 2011, Skipper MACIF 2012, Solitaire du Figaro, TBS, Thermacote France, Thierry Chabagny, Thomas Ruyant, Vendee, Vincent Bairnes, Xavier Macaire, Yann Eliès, Yannig Livory, Yoann Richomme

    Just a few hours of sailing are left in La Solitaire du Figaro 2013 and the competition for the overall lead remains wide open with Xavier Macaire on Skipper Herault, Yann Elies on Groread more

    Pedal to the metal overnight, singlehanded downwind in 30 knots

    by  • 22 June 2013 • ADOCIS / IB-Remarketing, Adrien Hardy, AGIR Recouvrement, Alexis Loison, Amaiur Alfaro, Anthony Marchand, Armel Le Cleach, Artemis 37, Artemis 77, Banque Populaire, Benoit Hochart, Bernard Controls, BRETAGNE CRÉDIT MUTUEL PERFORMANCE, Bretagne-Crédit Mutuel Espoir, Carnac Thalasso & SPA, Cercle Vert, Claire Pruvot, Corentin HOREAU, Damien Guillou, Dave Kenefick, Destination Dunkerque, DFDS Seaways, Didier Bouillard, DLBC, Ed Hill, Fabien Delahaye, Figaro, Fred Duthil, Fred Rivet, Full Irish, Gedimat, Generali, Gildas Morvan, Gilles le Baud, Groupe Fiva, Groupe Queguiner-Leucemie Espoir, Groupe SNEF, Henry Bomby, In Extenso experts comptables, Jack Bouttell, Jean Paul Morren, Jean-Pierre Nicol, Jehol, Jérémie Beyou, Joan Ahrweiller, Joanna, Julien Villion, La Solidarite Mutualiste, Lafont Presse, LES RECYCLEURS BRETONS, Louis-Maurice Tannyères, Magma Structures, Maitre Coq, Matthieu Girolet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Morgan Lagraviere, Nick Cherry, Nicolas Jossier, Nicolas Lunven, Offshore, Paul Meilhat, Port de Caen Ouistreham, Prati'Buches, Region Aquitaine/Ateliers de France, Region Basse Normandie, Rockfish, Sam Goodchild, Seixo Habitat, Sepalumic, Shelterbox-Disaster Relief, Simon Troel, SInglehanded, Skipper Herault, Skipper MACIF 2011, Skipper MACIF 2012, Solitaire du Figaro, TBS, Thermacote France, Thierry Chabagny, Thomas Ruyant, Vendee, Vincent Bairnes, Xavier Macaire, Yann Eliès, Yannig Livory, Yoann Richomme

    The Figaro sailors are mid-way through a downwind sleigh ride along the south coast of England, a ‘yeehaa’ ride in 30+ knot winds and a building sea, they will be telling their grandchiread more

    Yann Elies back in front

    by  • 5 June 2013 • ADOCIS / IB-Remarketing, Adrien Hardy, AGIR Recouvrement, Alexis Loison, Amaiur Alfaro, Anthony Marchanrd, Armel Le Cleach, Artemis 37, Artemis 77, Banque Populaire, Benoit Hochart, Bernard Controls, BRETAGNE CRÉDIT MUTUEL PERFORMANCE, Bretagne-Crédit Mutuel Espoir, Carnac Thalasso & SPA, Cercle Vert, Claire Pruvot, Corentin HOREAU, Damien Guillou, Dave Kenefick, Destination Dunkerque, DFDS Seaways, Didier Bouillard, DLBC, Ed Hill, Fabien Delahaye, Figaro, Fred Duthil, Fred Rivet, Full Irish, Gedimat, Generali, Gildas Morvan, Gilles le Baud, Groupe Fiva, Groupe Queguiner-Leucemie Espoir, Groupe SNEF, Henry Bomby, In Extenso experts comptables, Jack Bouttell, Jean Paul Morren, Jean-Pierre Nicol, Jehol, Jérémie Beyou, Joan Ahrweiller, Joanna, Julien Villion, La Solidarite Mutualiste, Lafont Presse, LES RECYCLEURS BRETONS, Louis-Maurice Tannyères, Magma Structures, Maitre Coq, Matthieu Girolet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Morgan Lagraviere, Nick Cherry, Nicolas Jossier, Nicolas Lunven, Offshore, Paul Meilhat, Port de Caen Ouistreham, Prati'Buches, Region Aquitaine/Ateliers de France, Region Basse Normandie, Rockfish, Sam Goodchild, Seixo Habitat, Sepalumic, Shelterbox-Disaster Relief, Simon Troel, SInglehanded, Skipper Herault, Skipper MACIF 2011, Skipper MACIF 2012, Solitaire du Figaro, TBS, Thermacote France, Thierry Chabagny, Thomas Ruyant, Vendee, Vincent Bairnes, Xavier Macaire, Yann Eliès, Yannig Livory, Yoann Richomme

    If the Biscay crossing was a blast, then the last 24 hours have proved extremely tricky as the wind shut down off Cape Finisterre yesterday afternoon and have since filled in on different parts of read more

    Photos: Solitaire du Figaro 2013 leg one start

    by  • 3 June 2013 • ADOCIS / IB-Remarketing, Adrien Hardy, AGIR Recouvrement, Alexis Loison, Amaiur Alfaro, Anthony Marchand, Armel Le Cleach, Artemis 37, Artemis 77, Banque Populaire, Benoit Hochart, Bernard Controls, BRETAGNE CRÉDIT MUTUEL PERFORMANCE, Bretagne-Crédit Mutuel Espoir, Carnac Thalasso & SPA, Cercle Vert, Claire Pruvot, Corentin HOREAU, Damien Guillou, Dave Kenefick, Destination Dunkerque, DFDS Seaways, Didier Bouillard, DLBC, Ed Hill, Fabien Delahaye, Figaro, France, Fred Duthil, Fred Rivet, Full Irish, Gedimat, Generali, Gildas Morvan, Gilles le Baud, Groupe Fiva, Groupe Queguiner-Leucemie Espoir, Groupe SNEF, Henry Bomby, In Extenso experts comptables, Jack Bouttell, Jean Paul Morren, Jean-Pierre Nicol, Jehol, Jérémie Beyou, Joan Ahrweiller, Joanna, Julien Villion, La Solidarite Mutualiste, Lafont Presse, LES RECYCLEURS BRETONS, Louis-Maurice Tannyères, Magma Structures, Maitre Coq, Matthieu Girolet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Morgan Lagraviere, Nick Cherry, Nicolas Jossier, Nicolas Lunven, Offshore, Paul Meilhat, Port de Caen Ouistreham, Prati'Buches, Region Aquitaine/Ateliers de France, Region Basse Normandie, Rockfish, Sam Goodchild, Seixo Habitat, Sepalumic, Shelterbox-Disaster Relief, Simon Troel, SInglehanded, Skipper Herault, Skipper MACIF 2011, Skipper MACIF 2012, Solitaire du Figaro, TBS, Thermacote France, Thierry Chabagny, Thomas Ruyant, Vendee, Vincent Bairnes, Xavier Macaire, Yann Eliès, Yannig Livory, Yoann Richomme

    Images from the start of Le Solitaire du Figaro Eric Bompard cashmere yesterday from Pauillac and on the Gironde river.read more

    Downhill across the Bay of Biscay

    by  • 3 June 2013 • ADOCIS / IB-Remarketing, Adrien Hardy, AGIR Recouvrement, Alexis Loison, Amaiur Alfaro, Anthony Marchanrd, Armel Le Cleach, Artemis 37, Artemis 77, Banque Populaire, Benoit Hochart, Bernard Controls, BRETAGNE CRÉDIT MUTUEL PERFORMANCE, Bretagne-Crédit Mutuel Espoir, Carnac Thalasso & SPA, Cercle Vert, Claire Pruvot, Corentin HOREAU, Damien Guillou, Dave Kenefick, Destination Dunkerque, DFDS Seaways, Didier Bouillard, DLBC, Ed Hill, Fabien Delahaye, Figaro, Fred Duthil, Fred Rivet, Full Irish, Gedimat, Generali, Gildas Morvan, Gilles le Baud, Groupe Fiva, Groupe Queguiner-Leucemie Espoir, Groupe SNEF, Henry Bomby, In Extenso experts comptables, Jack Bouttell, Jean Paul Morren, Jean-Pierre Nicol, Jehol, Jérémie Beyou, Joan Ahrweiller, Joanna, Julien Villion, La Solidarite Mutualiste, Lafont Presse, LES RECYCLEURS BRETONS, Louis-Maurice Tannyères, Magma Structures, Maitre Coq, Matthieu Girolet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Morgan Lagraviere, Nick Cherry, Nicolas Jossier, Nicolas Lunven, Offshore, Paul Meilhat, Port de Caen Ouistreham, Prati'Buches, Region Aquitaine/Ateliers de France, Region Basse Normandie, Rockfish, Sam Goodchild, Seixo Habitat, Sepalumic, Shelterbox-Disaster Relief, Simon Troel, SInglehanded, Skipper Herault, Skipper MACIF 2011, Skipper MACIF 2012, Solitaire du Figaro, TBS, Thermacote France, Thierry Chabagny, Thomas Ruyant, Vendee, Vincent Bairnes, Xavier Macaire, Yann Eliès, Yannig Livory, Yoann Richomme

    Paul Meilhat skipper of Skipper MACIF 2011 continues to lead the opening leg of this year's Solitaire du Figaro Eric Bompard cashmere, but who is now more or less neck and neck with hread more