• Offshore

    Bernard Stamm’s Cheminées Poujoulat spotted floating by French customs patrol aircraft!!

    by  • 10 January 2014 • Bernard Stamm, Cheminees Poujoulat, Damien Guillou, FEATURED, Offshore, Transat Jacques Vabre

    Following the tragic incident on Christmas eve, Bernard Stamm and his crew Damien Guillou, were evacuated by a Norwegian cargo ship, abandoning behind them what they thought was a sinking IMOCA 60! Miraculously, the floating wreck was spotted 40km off the Finistère coast!

    Farewell, António João Bartolomeu

    by  • 6 January 2014 • FEATURED, Offshore

    The 47-year old sailor from Luanda lost his life onboard BILLE, the Angolan yacht taking part in the Cape 2 Rio race, when the Bavaria 54 sponsored by Angola Cables sailed into rough seas with 6-meter waves and 60-knot gale-force winds, during the first night of the race, and dismasted