There is no denying that a race victory in an Olympic class world championship is a big reason that calls for a celebration. A 19 year old from Howth named Aoife Hopkins qualified in the Laser Radial in the Gold fleet at the Hampel Sailing […]
The 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre is over. The winner of the Class 40 category is the French team of Antoine Carpentier and Maxime Sorel on tier V&B. They crossed the finish line at the Bay of All Saints in Salvador de Bahia […]
French sailing crews have dominated the classes in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017. French sailor Didier Gaudoux won the overall prize, following his amazing run in his JND39 Lann Ael 2. The Frenchman sailed with his family in the race: his eldest daughter Coralia, his son Thomas and friends who joined him.
French sailors were generally dominant this year. They won seven of the ten classes; this is excluding Volvo 65s by Dongfeng Racing, which Charles Caudrelier skippered. (more…)