Yacht ready to go for Sébastien Destremau
Interviews NOV 2, 2017 09:57

Yacht ready to go for Sébastien Destremau

The star of one of the most moving accounts of the last edition of the Vendée Globe is planning to take on the Barcelona World Race 2018/19 with the same boat. We had a chat with the French skipper not long after the launch of his book ‘Seul au monde’ in which he tells the story of those three months of racing alone across the world’s oceans.

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Alex Pella sets his sights on the Barcelona World Race
Interviews OCT 25, 2017 12:21

Alex Pella sets his sights on the Barcelona World Race

The sailor from Barcelona is preparing for the Transat Jacques Vabre where he’ll be racing with Frenchman Lalou Roucayrol in the Multi 50 class. The next big project in the pipeline is to put together an IMOCA team for the next double-handed round-the-world regatta. Since his first and only entry in the Barcelona World Race in 2010/11, Alex Pella has been notching up what has become the greatest ever track record in the history of Spanish ocean sailing, with a Route du Rhum victory and an incredible round-the-world record. We had a chat with Alex a few days ahead of the TJV start at Le Havre.

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The return of Kito de Pavant
Interviews OCT 18, 2017 10:38

The return of Kito de Pavant

The French skipper has his sights on the starting line of the Barcelona World Race 2018/19. He has sponsor support and he’s on the hunt for a new boat. We had a chat with Kito as he was in full preparation swing for the Transat Jacques Vabre, the double-handed transatlantic race he’ll be taking on with Yannick Bestaven. 

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