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News JUL 16, 2014 15:14

Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam at the start of the Barcelona World Race

Switzerland’s Bernard Stamm and France’s Jean Le Cam have hardly stopped over the past few months, busily putting their new project into place: to take part in the third edition of the Barcelona World Race. Logics and circumstances have brought them together and now these long time rivals join forces forming an incredibly experienced tandem.

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Cheminées Poujoulat is back on the water
News SEP 18, 2014 19:47

Cheminées Poujoulat is back on the water

The Cheminées Poujoulat team formed by Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam has been through quite bustling days. Following two busy refit months in Brest, during which the rigging, the ballast configuration and the keel have been modified, the boat is finally back on the water. Last Tuesday the boat left the shipyard on a semi-trailer, the keel was fitted yesterday and the boat was launched today in the commercial port of the French city. 

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Jean Le Cam: “Our skills and experience add up to more than the sum of their parts”
Interviews DEC 8, 2014 19:51

Jean Le Cam: “Our skills and experience add up to more than the sum of their parts”

He is regarded as a regular fixture on solo races and had done his share of two-handed Transats and crewed racing, but sailing two handed around the world is something almost new for the very experienced French sailor Jean Le Cam. “I did this Barcelona World Race in 2011 with Bruno Garcia but we dismasted after just 10 days, so for me that scarcely counts as useful experience”. Le Cam maintained last week when he was in Paris for the famous boat show there, Le Salon Nautic. 

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Articles DEC 18, 2014 19:03

El amarre español de Jean Le Cam

Jean Le Cam, coskipper de Bernard Stamm a bordo del Cheminées Poujoulat en la Barcelona World Race, mantiene la mirada atenta sobre los navegantes españoles que tomarán parte en esta tercera edición de la vuelta al mundo a dos y sin escalas. Para el Rey Jean algunos son contrincantes, pero también amigos con los que ha estrechado lazos en los últimos años.

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Circle Time: 5000 miles to the finish
News MAR 3, 2015 17:50

Circle Time: 5000 miles to the finish

As Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam pass under 5,000 miles to the Barcelona World Race finish line and today crossed over their own outbound track the leading duo are starting to feel like the worst of the course is very much behind them. Both skippers have, individually, suffered more than their fair share if ill luck over their careers. Now, if it is not good luck that is running with them  it is certainly good timing.

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Florence Arthaud 1957-2015
News MAR 10, 2015 09:51

Florence Arthaud 1957-2015

Death of Florence Arthaud, forever “la petite fiancée de l'Atlantique”. One of the true greats of French offshore sailing, Florence Arthaud, 57, has died on Monday March 9, 2015 in a helicopter crash while filming a TV show in Argentina.  The tragedy claimed the lives of 10 people, including two French athletes, Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat and boxer Alexis Vastine.

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