Offshore Racing – Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (Image © Christophe Breschi)

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Leg 2 - Day 5

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Leg 2 - Day 5 This morning UTC 140nm from the arrival, Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA had a small advantage on the challenging Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luciani ITA. After the 2nd rank in leg 1, they are on a safe way to the overall victory. ETA this evening. ----- The race tracker and the daily news.
Offshore Racing – Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

IMOCA Open 60 - North Atlantic Record - Day 5 - Alain Roura SUI on a record track

 IMOCA Open 60 - North Atlantic Record - Day 5 - Alain Roura SUI on a record track In windy conditions since his start in New Yord 4 days ago, Alan Roura SUI is well ahead in his attempt to cross the Atlantic W to E single-handed in a new record time. Yesterday, he covered 482nm in 24 hours, and his advantage on the previous record was 88nm this morning UTC. Since his start, Roura has been sailing over 100 hours on the same tack. The race tracker and the daily report (in French).
Offshore Racing – Monday, July 15, 2019
Offshore Racing – Sunday, July 14, 2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 2 - Day 2

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 2 - Day 2 Heading North, the Class 40 fleet reached the Westwind belt yesterday veering East for a highspeed ride on the way back to France. The favorites have again taken the first places with Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA 1,2nm ahead of Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luciani ITA. The rest of the fleet is already 20nm and more behind. ----- race tracker and the news.
Offshore Racing – Saturday, July 13, 2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019   (Image © Christophe Breschi)

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 2 - Day 1

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 2 - Day 1 Yesterday afternoon, the 13 two-person Class 40 teams started in Horta on the Acores to the second leg of the offshore race back to Les Sables-Les Acores FRA. With the first three separated by 45 minutes only, the race remains fully open. ----- For the time being, the fleet is heading North to reach the forecast westerly winds. Vincent Leblay/Brieuc Maisonneuve FRA were leading this morning UTC thanks to the most easterly position. Jonas Gerckens BEL/Sophie Faguet FRA, winners of leg one, follow 16nm behind on the 8th position. ----- The race viewer and the daily news.
Offshore Racing – Saturday, July 6, 2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (Image © Christophe Breschi)

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 1 - Day 6

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 1 - Day 6 Leg one of the Les Sables FRA - Acores POR and return race ended this morning for the first three of the 13 two-person Class 40 teams racing. In difficult conditions around the Islands, Jonas Gerckens FRA/Benoît Hantzperg FRA crossed the finish line as first at 5 a.m. UTC after 5 days and 16 hours on the water. 12 min behind followed Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA as 2nd.
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Offshore Racing – Friday, July 5, 2019
Friday, July 5, 2019   

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 1 - Day 6

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Horta POR - Leg 1 - Day 6 Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA, again in the lead this morning UTC, had 116nm left to Horta on the Acores, port of call of leg one, with Jonas Gerckens BEL/Benoit Hantzperg FRA only 1,6nm behind. Nothing has been decided yet as the final approach in the wind break of the islands is tricky, and the persuers are not far away.
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Offshore Racing – Thursday, July 4, 2019
Thursday, July 4, 2019   

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores - Leg 1 - Day 5

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores - Leg 1 - Day 5 With 340nm to the port of call on the Acores and more and more unstable conditions, the distances within the Class 40 fleet have shrunken, with Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luciani ITA as new leaders replacing on top Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA now 3nm behind. Jonas Gerkens BEL/Benoît Hantzperg FRA on rank 3 are only 11nm back.
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Thursday, July 4, 2019   (Image © Paul Todd)

Transatlantic Race - Day 5

 Transatlantic Race - Day 5 The leading duo is now in the final approach to the finish line off Point Lizard GBR where the Transatlantic Race will be terminated within the next 24 hours. 340nm away from the arrival, 'Wizard', the VOR70 of David Askew USA, is still in front, but the Supermaxi 'Scallywag' of Lee Seng Huang HKG has smashed the considerable backlog on only 8nm in just one day by this morning UTC.
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Offshore Racing – Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Leg 1 - Day 3

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Leg 1 - Day 3 During the past night, Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA und Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luchini ITA have been sailing neck and neck on top of the Class 40 fleet heading for Horta on the Acores. The winds calmed somewhat and the leading boats are now sailing in speeds around 9kn. 500nm are left to the port of call.
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Offshore Racing – Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Leg 1 - Day 2

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Leg 1 - Day 2 Pushed by the northeasterly rear wind, the fleet has crossed the Bay of Biscay rapidly, passing the most northwestern point of Spain this morning UTC already. Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA are still leading 1,7nm ahead of Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luciani ITA. Jonas Gerkens BEL/Benoît Hantzperg FRA on the 3rd place are 13nm behind.
The race tracker and the daily news (in French).
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   

The latest edition of the World Sailing Show features the TP52 Super Series, the Olympic Classes Worldcup Final, the stormy Bol d'Or on Lake Genev and more ...
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Offshore Racing – Monday, July 1, 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019   

Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 1

 Class 40 - Les Sables-Les Acores-Les Sables - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 1 Yesterday by noon, the start to the first leg of the 'Les Sables - Les Acores' race over 1'270nm was given at the French Atlantic coast. This morning UTC, the 13 Class-40 two-person teams were sailing closely together with Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA leading 0,6nm ahead of Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luciani ITA.
The race tracker and the report from the start.
Offshore Racing – Friday, June 28, 2019
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