The front section of the starboard float of the Multi 50 Maître Jacques trimaran had snapped last November, approximately 130 miles off the northwestern tip of Spain. After drifting since then in the Atlantic, it miraculously washed up near Port la Forêt in Brittany, the port where the trimaran is docked!!
Transat Jacques Vabre, Lamiré-Mura terzi nei Multi 50
Un altro successo per Andrea Mura, il popolare navigatore solitario sardo vincitore di numerose classiche d’altura negli ultimi anni: questa volta di tratta di podio, terzo posto nella classe Multi 50 alla regata Transat Jacques Vabre...
Transat Jacques Vabre, FenetreA Cardinal wins in Multi 50 class
Erwan Le Roux and Yann Elies crossed the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre double handed race from Le Havre to Itajaí, Brasil at 03h 40min 15s local time, (05h 40m 15s UTC / GMT) early this Friday morning to win the Multi50 class.
Erwan Le Roux and Yann Elies crossed the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre double handed race from Le Havre to Itajaí, Brasil at 03h 40min 15s local time, (05h 40m 15s UTC / GMT) early this Friday morning to win the Multi50 class
Transat Jacques Vabre, long lining
The two leading Multi 50s continue their duel down the Brazilian coast in steady E’ly trade winds on what is presently just a straightforward head to head boatspeed contest.
Due to rough sea conditions currently faced by the tug boat of trimaran Arkema - Region Aquitaine, the captain of WEST and Lalou Roucayrol's team have decided to head towards Madeira rather than Cascais
Team Actual getting whipped by gusts of 50 knots!
Further damage has affected the Transat Jacques Vabre fleet with a further four boats having recently signalled that they intend to make technical stops. There are three Class 40s, GDF SUEZ, Tales Santander 2014 and 11TH Hour Racing and one Multi 50 Actual
After securing their heavily-damaged Multi 50 trimaran in Spain, the two co-skippers, Loïc Féquet and Loïc Escoffier, recount the tragic moment and ponder on the possible causes of the breakage. Despite the setback, the team's sponsor vows to be back in 2014
Transat Jacques Vabre, Arkema Aquitaine capsized
The Multi 50 trimaran Arkema Aquitaine capsized yesterday evening (Sunday) around 200 miles from the port of Lisbon, Portugal. Co-skippers Lalou Roucayrol and Mayeul Riffet have made arrangements for a tow to Portugal.
Extensive video footage from Thursday's start, including helicopter shots
At 2158hrs UTCthis Sunday evening race direction of the Transat Jacques Vabre race received a call from Yann Elies the co-skipper of nearby FenêtréA Cardinal (0.5 miles away) to inform them that the Multi 50 trimaran Arkema - Aquitaine had capsized
The Multi 50 Maitre Jacques which was challenging for the lead of the Multi 50 class of the Transat Jacques Vabre is making for La Coruna after the two co-skippers Loïc Fequet and Loïc Escoffier suddenly realised they had sustained damage to the front of their trimaran’s starboard float
Transat Jacques Vabre, full frontal attack
For a few hours in particular today the middle of the Bay of Biscay will be an unforgiving section of the 5450 miles race course for the Transat Jacques Vabre race from Le Havre to Itajaí, Brasil.
Transat Jacques Vabre, verso la burrasca
A 25 ore dalla partenza di ieri, la flotta delle quarantaquattro imbarcazioni iscritte alla Transat Jacques Vabre 2013 è in navigazione con vento da sud-ovest tra i 12 e i 16 nodi in vista dell’arrivo del primo rinforzo di vento da ovest-nord ovest di intensità fino a 25 nodi previsto per il pomeriggio di oggi.
Transat Jacques Vabre, tactical first night
As the 44 duos sail into their first night at sea on this 11th Transat Jacques Vabre the MOD70 duo remain in close contact although Sébastien Josse and Charles Caudrelier on Edmond de Rothschild have held the lead since the first and only passing mark...
Transat Jacques Vabre, the start is set for tomorrow
At a skippers briefing at 1500hrs local time today race direction confirmed that the start of the 11th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre from Le Havre to Itajaí, Brazil will be at 1300hrs (local time) on Thursday, November 7, for Class40, Multi50, IMOCA and MOD70.
Transat Jacques Vabre, Multi 50: four potential winners
It’s probably the best Multi 50 line up yet lined up in Le Havre, primed and ready to take on the 11th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre. The level of boat design and preparation is higher than ever ready to be driven by some of the most experienced and successful sailors in the fleet...