Apivia wins the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre IMOCA
News NOV 10, 2019 22:00

Apivia wins the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre IMOCA

Charlie Dalin and Yann Eliès on their 60ft monohull, Apivia, have won the IMOCA class of the 14th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre after crossing the line in the Bay of All Saints in Salvador de Bahia on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 00:23:00 (UTC ), 13 days 12 hours 8 minutes and 0 seconds.

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Antoine Mermod: “Having up to 34 IMOCAs compete in the 2020 Vendée Globe is excellent news”
News OCT 9, 2019 12:57

Antoine Mermod: “Having up to 34 IMOCAs compete in the 2020 Vendée Globe is excellent news”

This week, Yves Auvinet, President of the SAEM Vendée, the company that organises the Vendée Globe, announced that there will be 34 places (and not 30) at the start of the next edition of the Vendée Globe on 8th November 2020. The president of the IMOCA class, Antoine Mermod comments on that decision, which is bound to please the sailors and confirms that the class is thriving.

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60 sailors to compete in the Transat Jacques Vabre in the IMOCA category
News OCT 2, 2019 22:22

60 sailors to compete in the Transat Jacques Vabre in the IMOCA category

On Sunday 27th October, 30 IMOCAs will line up for the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre – a record. That means 60 sailors (including 7 women and 16 non-French sailors) will be doing battle over the 4350 miles separating Le Havre from Salvador da Bahia. The line-up brings together people from various backgrounds and with various ambitions.

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