• Yann Eliès

    GDF Suez first into Roscoff

    by  • 8 November 2013 • 11th hour racing, Actual, Alberto Monaco, alessandro di benedetto, andrea mura, April/Deltacalor, Arkema-Region Aquitaine, Armel Tripon, Arnaud Boissieres, Aurelien Ducroz, Aymeric Chappellier, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bertrand Guillonneau, Bet1128, Brian Thompson, Bruno Jourdren, Bureau Vallee, Campagne de France, Caterham Challenge, Catherine Pourre, Charles Caudrelier, Cheminees Poujoulat, Christopher Pratt, Class 40, Concise 8, Croix du Sud, Damian Foxall, Damien Rousseau, Damien Seguin, Denis van Weynbergh, Dominique Rivard, Dunkerque-Planete Enfants, Earwen, Ecoelec-Fantronic, Edmond de Rothschild, ENERGA, ERDF - Des pieds et Des mains, Eric Darni, Erik Nigon, erwan le Roux, Fabien Delahaye, Fabrice Amedeo, fantastica, FenêtréA Cardinal, Florent Bernard, France, François Damiens, Francois Gabart, gaetano mura, GDF SUEZ, Gilles Lamire, Goulven Royer, Groupe Picoty, Guillaume le Brec, Halvard Mabire, Hannah Jenner, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Jean le Cam, Jean- Christophe Caso, Jean-Edouard Criquioche, Jérémie Beyou, Jorg Riechers, Kito de Pavant, Lalou Roucayrol, Lionel Regnier, Loic Escoffier, Loïc Féquet, Louis Burton, Louis Duc, Maciej Marczewski, macif, Maitre Coq, Maitre Jacques, Marc Guillemot, mare, Marie-Galante, Matouba, Matthieu Alluin, Mayeul Riffet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Michelle Zw, MR BRICOLAGE, Obportus3, Offshore, Oman Air, Open 60s, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Pascal Bidegorry, Philippe Legros, Phoenix Europe, PRB, Proximedia - Sauvez Mon Enfant, Region Poitou Charentes, Rennes Metropole/Saint-Malo Agglomeration, Safran, Samy Villeneuve, Seb Josse, Sidney Gavignet, SNCF-Géodis, Solidaires en Peloton, Tales Santander 2014, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Transat Jacques Vabre, Two-handed, vaquita, Vers un monde sans SIDA, Vincent Riou, Votre Nom Autour du Monde, Yann Eliès, Yves le Blevec, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    Leading the Transat Jacques Vabre Class 40 fleet in to their weather stop at Bloscon, Roscoff Sébastien Rogues and Fabien Delahaye on GDF Suez crossed the line there holding first place at 1read more

    Easy first night

    by  • 8 November 2013 • 11th hour racing, Actual, Alberto Monaco, alessandro di benedetto, andrea mura, April/Deltacalor, Arkema-Region Aquitaine, Armel Tripon, Arnaud Boissieres, Aurelien Ducroz, Aymeric Chappellier, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bertrand Guillonneau, Bet1128, Brian Thompson, Bruno Jourdren, Bureau Vallee, Campagne de France, Caterham Challenge, Catherine Pourre, Charles Caudrelier, Cheminees Poujoulat, Christopher Pratt, Class 40, Concise 8, Croix du Sud, Damian Foxall, Damien Rousseau, Damien Seguin, Denis van Weynbergh, Dominique Rivard, Dunkerque-Planete Enfants, Earwen, Ecoelec-Fantronic, Edmond de Rothschild, ENERGA, ERDF - Des pieds et Des mains, Eric Darni, Erik Nigon, erwan le Roux, Fabien Delahaye, Fabrice Amedeo, fantastica, FenêtréA Cardinal, Florent Bernard, France, François Damiens, Francois Gabart, gaetano mura, GDF SUEZ, Gilles Lamire, Goulven Royer, Groupe Picoty, Guillaume le Brec, Halvard Mabire, Hannah Jenner, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Jean le Cam, Jean- Christophe Caso, Jean-Edouard Criquioche, Jean-Marie Liot, Jérémie Beyou, Jorg Riechers, Kito de Pavant, Lalou Roucayrol, Lionel Regnier, Loic Escoffier, Loïc Féquet, Louis Burton, Louis Duc, Maciej Marczewski, macif, Maitre Coq, Maitre Jacques, Marc Guillemot, mare, Marie-Galante, Matouba, Matthieu Alluin, Mayeul Riffet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Michelle Zw, MR BRICOLAGE, Obportus3, Offshore, Oman Air, Open 60s, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Pascal Bidegorry, Philippe Legros, Phoenix Europe, PRB, Proximedia - Sauvez Mon Enfant, Region Poitou Charentes, Rennes Metropole/Saint-Malo Agglomeration, Safran, Samy Villeneuve, Seb Josse, Sidney Gavignet, SNCF-Géodis, Solidaires en Peloton, Tales Santander 2014, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Transat Jacques Vabre, Two-handed, vaquita, Vers un monde sans SIDA, Vincent Riou, Votre Nom Autour du Monde, Yann Eliès, Yves le Blevec, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    After a first night racing in conditions which proved to be slightly better than expected, the MOD70s are closing on Ushant with the bulk of the Transat Jacques Vabre fleet is spread around the Charead more

    Away at last

    by  • 7 November 2013 • 11th hour racing, Actual, Alberto Monaco, alessandro di benedetto, andrea mura, April/Deltacalor, Arkema-Region Aquitaine, Armel Tripon, Arnaud Boissieres, Aurelien Ducroz, Aymeric Chappellier, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bertrand Guillonneau, Bet1128, Brian Thompson, Bruno Jourdren, Bureau Vallee, Campagne de France, Caterham Challenge, Catherine Pourre, Charles Caudrelier, Cheminees Poujoulat, Christopher Pratt, Class 40, Concise 8, Croix du Sud, Damian Foxall, Damien Rousseau, Damien Seguin, Denis van Weynbergh, Dominique Rivard, Dunkerque-Planete Enfants, Earwen, Ecoelec-Fantronic, Edmond de Rothschild, ENERGA, ERDF - Des pieds et Des mains, Eric Darni, Erik Nigon, erwan le Roux, Fabien Delahaye, Fabrice Amedeo, fantastica, FenêtréA Cardinal, Florent Bernard, France, François Damiens, Francois Gabart, gaetano mura, GDF SUEZ, Gilles Lamire, Goulven Royer, Groupe Picoty, Guillaume le Brec, Halvard Mabire, Hannah Jenner, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Jean le Cam, Jean- Christophe Caso, Jean-Edouard Criquioche, Jean-Marie Liot, Jérémie Beyou, Jorg Riechers, Kito de Pavant, Lalou Roucayrol, Lionel Regnier, Loic Escoffier, Loïc Féquet, Louis Burton, Louis Duc, Maciej Marczewski, macif, Maitre Coq, Maitre Jacques, Marc Guillemot, mare, Marie-Galante, Matouba, Matthieu Alluin, Mayeul Riffet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Michelle Zw, MR BRICOLAGE, Obportus3, Offshore, Oman Air, Open 60s, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Pascal Bidegorry, Philippe Legros, Phoenix Europe, PRB, Proximedia - Sauvez Mon Enfant, Region Poitou Charentes, Rennes Metropole/Saint-Malo Agglomeration, Safran, Samy Villeneuve, Seb Josse, Sidney Gavignet, SNCF-Géodis, Solidaires en Peloton, Tales Santander 2014, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Transat Jacques Vabre, Two-handed, vaquita, Vers un monde sans SIDA, Vincent Riou, Votre Nom Autour du Monde, Yann Eliès, Yves le Blevec, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    The 11th Transat Jacques Vabre started under grey, drizzling skies in light winds at 1200 UTC off Le Havre’s Saint Adresse beach.read more

    Transat Jacques Vabre preview

    by  • 3 November 2013 • Actual, Alberto Monaco, alessandro di benedetto, andrea mura, Arkema-Region Aquitaine, Arnaud Boissieres, Bernard Stamm, Bertrand de Broc, Bureau Vallee, Charles Caudrelier, Cheminees Poujoulat, Christopher Pratt, Class 40, Damian Foxall, Edmond de Rothschild, ENERGA, Erik Nigon, erwan le Roux, FenêtréA Cardinal, France, François Damiens, Francois Gabart, Gilles Lamire, Guillaume le Brec, IMOCA 60, Initiatives-coeur, Jean le Cam, Jean-Marie Liot, Jérémie Beyou, Kito de Pavant, Lalou Roucayrol, Loic Escoffier, Loïc Féquet, Louis Burton, Maciej Marczewski, macif, Maitre Coq, Maitre Jacques, Marc Guillemot, Mayeul Riffet, Michel Desjoyeaux, Offshore, Oman Air, Open 60s, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Pascal Bidegorry, Philippe Legros, PRB, Rennes Metropole/Saint-Malo Agglomeration, Safran, Samy Villeneuve, Seb Josse, Sidney Gavignet, Tanguy de LaMotte, team plastique, Transat Jacques Vabre, Vers un monde sans SIDA, Vincent Riou, Votre Nom Autour du Monde, Yann Eliès, Yves le Blevec, Zbigniew Gutkowski

    The Transat Jacques Vabre is 20 years old this year, having started out as the Route du Café when it ran from Le Havre to Cartagena, Columbia and was sailed singlehanded for just the ORMA anread more

    Six Multi50s for the TJV

    by  • 22 October 2013 • Actual, andrea mura, Arkema-Region Aquitaine, erwan le Roux, FenêtréA Cardinal, France, Gilles Lamire, Kito de Pavant, Lalou Roucayrol, Loic Escoffier Erik Nigon, Loïc Féquet, Maitre Jacques, Mayeul Riffet, Offshore, ORMA 60, Orma Multihulls, Rennes Metropole/Saint-Malo Conurbation, Samy Villeneuve, Transat Jacques Vabre, Two-handed, Vers un monde sans SIDA, Yann Eliès, Yves le Blevec

    While the MOD70 fleet in the forthcoming Transat Jacques Vabre may be dropped by a third following the capsize of read 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

    Leaders pass the Raz

    by  • 25 June 2012 • Anthony Marchand, BRETAGNE CRÉDIT MUTUEL PERFORMANCE, Cercle Verte, Erwan Tabarly, Fabienne Delahaye, Figaro, France, Fred Duthil, Gedimat, Generali, Gildas Morvan, Groupe Queguiner-Journal des entreprises, Nacarat, Nicolas Lunven, Offshore, Paul Meilhat, Sepalumic, SInglehanded, Skipper MACIF 2011, Skipper MACIF 2012, Solitaire du Figaro, Thierry Chabagny, Vendee, Yann Eliès

    Over the course of today the La Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard Cachemire fleet has successfully ticked off two of the most significant marks of leg one: the Chenal du Four, between the island oread more