Transat Jacques Vabre
End clap on the 15th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre which saw the victory in Fort-de-France of the duo Antoine Carpentier – Pablo Santurde in Class40 after 21 days 22 hours of racing. The Redman crew preceded Valentin Gautier – Simon Koster by a little over an hour and that of Cédric Chateau – Jérémie Mion by 1 h 38 ‘. Franck Cammas – Charles Caudrelier in Ultime, Thomas Rettant – Morgan Lagravière in Imoca and Sébastien Rogues – Matthieu Souben in Ocean Fifty are the other big winners of this Transat Jacques Vabre 2021 marked in Martinique by social movements which have greatly disrupted the protocols of arrivals. However, the 16th edition should take place between Le Havre and Fort-de-France in 2023.
Route du Rhum
It will be THE big event of the year 2022: The Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe was presented on Saturday at the Nautic in Paris. It was the occasion for the OC Sport Pen Duick organizers to unveil the official poster: on November 6, 2022, not 120 but very probably 130 boats will take the start of the 12th edition. Six classes will be present on a single starting line, namely the Ultimes, Ocean Fifty, Imoca, Class40 and the two so-called amateur classes Rum Mono and Rum Multi.
The big news concerns nautical activities. The boats will not remain moored in the basins, each class will have its parades, in Saint-Malo and Pointe-à-Pitre. The village, which will be open from 25 October to 6 November 2022 in Saint-Malo, will occupy an area of 70,000 m², or 15% more than in 2018. In Guadeloupe, the village, located at the foot of the Memorial ACTe, place of culture and memory, will be open from November 12 until December 4.
Solitaire du Figaro 2022
The route of the 53rd edition of the Solitaire du Figaro, organized by OC Sport, a subsidiary of the Telegram Group, was presented on Friday in Nantes. The start will be given from Nantes on August 21. In total, 1,979 miles ahead of the Solitaires bows, not over four but over three stages. From Nantes, the figarists will head for Port-la-Forêt via the island of Skokholm off Wales and Scilly.
This is only the second time that the stronghold of Figaro, where the Pôle Finistère Offshore Race is based, will receive the Solitaire. : in 1992, she had crowned a certain Michel Desjoyeaux. The second stage will give pride of place to the coast: from Port-la-Forêt to Royan, you will first have to go crisscrossing the Channel, passing through Eddystone and the Channel Islands. This will be a first for the seaside resort. The last stage will be played in the Bay of Biscay: 700 miles between Royan and the Loire Atlantique via La Coruña.
The finish cannot take place in Piriac-sur-Mer due to a dredging problem. The city that arrived will be unveiled at the start of the year.
This week, they were nine between 21 and 28 years old to fight in the bay of Forêt-Fouesnant for three places in the final of the Challenge Océane. A dense and intense week during which the young sailors went through various tests, swimming pools, sporting events and three-way sailing on Figaro 3. This Friday, the three finalists were therefore appointed. They are Camille Bertel, Chloé Le Bars and Margot Riou. They will compete in the super final from December 13 to 17 alone. Or will know who will succeed Élodie Bonafous at the helm of Figaro 3.
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