double winner of the Around Alone will be on the startline at the next edition of the Barcelona World race at the helm of an IMOCA 60 – former Jörg Riechers’ boat Mare – which will be dressed up in the colours of Cheminées Poujoulat. Jean Le Cam will accompany him on this “four-handed” adventure
Transat Jacques Vabre, Riou and Le Cam win on PRB
Breaking the finish line on an overcast, humid morning in Southern Brasil, French duo Vincent Riou and Jean Le Cam won the IMOCA Open 60 class at 10h 41min 47 sec local time (12h 41m 47s UTC/GMT) completing the 5450 miles course to Itajaí from Le Havre.
As the Cape Verde Islands loom up in front of the IMOCA Open 60 fleet of the Transat Jacques Vabre fleet, which side to pass them was the key question today. It was confirmed late this afternoon that leaders PRB would make a technical stop in the island group to repair a rudder
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