• IMOCA Open 60

    Bernard Stamm and Damien Guillou are safe but their IMOCA60 Cheminées Poujoulat has sunk

    by  • 24 December 2013 • Bernard Stamm, Cheminees Poujoulat, Damien Guillou, FEATURED, IMOCA Open 60, Offshore, Transat Jacques Vabre

    Cheminées Poujoulat, that was on her delivery back from the Transat Jacques Vabre, triggered her beacon on Monday evening, when she was 180 miles from Brest. Bernard Stamm and Damien Guillou, safe and sound, are currently on a Norwegian cargo ship to Rotterdam but, unfortunately, their boat has sunk

    Transat Jacques Vabre starts

    by  • 7 November 2013 • Class 40, FEATURED, Francois Gabart, IMOCA Open 60, Offshore, Oman Air, Transat Jacques Vabre

    With Class 40 having their weather stop and the MOD 70’s likely to be quick enough to avoid the worst of the weather in the Bay of Biscay – the big multihull duo should be at Finisterre, or near enough, by the time the worst of the weather hits, it looks like the IMOCA Open 60 fleet and the Multi 50’s which might bear the brunt of the big winds and seas