Three times holder of the Jules Verne Trophy and creator of The Race, the non-stop crewed race around the world without outside assistance and without limits, Bruno Peyron has officially announced that he has decided to relaunch The Race. After several months of studies and some careful thinking and after consulting the main potential competitors, a second edition of the race around the world for the giant G-class boats is therefore planned for 2013-2014, starting from a port in Southern Europe.

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Toño Piris navegará junto a Pachi Rivero en la Barcelona World Race 2010


Antonio Piris navegará con su paisano Pachi Rivero en la Barcelona World Race 2010/11. Ambos patrones cántabros han iniciado ya el intensivo programa de entrenamiento que les llevará a abordar en primera instancia el New York – Barcelona Transoceanic Sailing Record a bordo del  W Hotels el próximo mes de abril. Esta navegación a través del Atlántico es un paso fundamental en su preparación de cara a la vuelta el mundo en doble, el gran objetivo del programa del equipo.

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Code Orange pour le Maxi Banque Populaire V


Le Maxi Banque Populaire V passe aujourd’hui en code orange, pour un départ probable dans la journée de dimanche. Après 3 mois d’attente, la météo semble enfin s’être décidée à laisser une opportunité à Pascal Bidégorry et ses douze hommes d’équipage de s’élancer à la conquête du Trophée Jules Verne.

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The Longtze : takes off on another European Tour !


15 Longtze Premiers expected at the Primo Cup 14 to 17 February 

The 2nd Longtze European Tour kicks off on the 14th February, in Monaco, with the Primo Cup – Trophée Crédit Suisse! With more nationalities represented and more boats, the Longtze European Tour looks set to enjoy the great success it experienced last year during its ‘warm-up tour’.  15 crews are expected at the Primo Cup, and 5 to 10 extra boats will join the Longtze European Tour in May for the Grand Prix de l’Ecole Navale.

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With less than two months to go to the start of the first edition of the Voiles de Saint Barth, the organizing committee is pleased about the number of competitors registering or pre-registering with some fine luxury yachts attending in each of the five classes taking part. 

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La Solitaire du Figaro 2010: promising line up of 73 pre-entries


With 73 pre-entries and the participation of veritable mainstays of offshore racing, La Solitaire du Figaro 2010 has one of the most impressive line-ups of the past forty editions of the race. Le Havre will host the start of La Solitaire for the first time on July 27th The skippers will set sail from Le Havre, host start port for the first time, on July 27th on a 1,717 nautical miles mix of inshore and offshore racing over a four stage race.

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