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Brest Atlantiques: High speed start in strong winds and big waves

Brest Atlantiques

The Brest Atlantiques race got underway at 11am today from the Ile de Sein island off the north west corner of  France, when the fleet of four Ultim 32/23 class trimarans took off at over 30 knots in strong north-westerly winds of about thirty knots and 4.5 metres waves. Trimaran Macif (François Gabart

Brest Atlantiques: Stormy forecast forces start delay in Brest

Brest Atlantiques

Faced with stormy weather conditions, the organisers of the Brest Atlantiques race have decided to postpone the start, initially scheduled for Sunday, November 3 at 13:02. After having studied the evolution of the weather situation over the past few days, the organisers of Brest Atlantiques, in agreement with the sailors and

Ocean Racing: Franck Cammas reveals latest modification to Edmond de Rothschild Ultim

Ocean Racing

Gitana Team’s Ultim maxi-trimaran Edmond de Rothschild has emerged from the shed at the French team’s technical base sporting a very noticeable addition to its aerodynamic profile – an aft beam fairing package that is predicted to deliver a one knot speed advantage on certain points of sail. Franck Cammas –

Ultim 32/23: Skippers line-ups announced ahead of Brest Atlantiques race

Ultim 32/23

As announced in April this year, the first major race of the Ultim 32/23 Class – the Brest Atlantiques – will start on Sunday November 3 2019, when the four maxi multihulls scheduled to take part – Actual Leader, Gitana Team's Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, the trimaran MACIF, and the

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