138 solo sailors will set sail on Wednesday at 14:15 for a crossing of the Atlantic between Saint-Malo and Pointe-à-Pitre that they have been dreaming of for months, some for years.

This Tuesday 8th November, while 7 of the 8 Ultim 32/23 are at anchor off Dinard, the IMOCA boats will be the first to leave the pontoons in Saint Malo and enter the locks in three SAS between 16:05 and 18:05, followed by four Ocean Fifty boats at 19:05. The last four Ocean Fifty, Ultim Use It Again! By Extia and Rhum Multi Flo will close the day with a SAS at 20:05. The public will be able to take advantage of the free bleachers between 15h30 and 21h. The locks will be closed to the public from 9pm. Here is all the information you need to follow tomorrow's start on land, at sea or in front of your TV...

Departure of the Rhum Multi, Rhum Mono and Class40 on Wednesday 9th November from 6am
The opening of the locks is open to the public from 06h00 in the morning (without stands). The Rhum Multi will be the first to leave the basin at 06:20. The Rhum Mono boats and the last three Rhum Multi boats will follow at 07h20, followed by the Class40 boats which will pass through the locks in two SAS, at 08h20 and 09h20. The locks will close to the public at 10:00 am.

The whole fleet will then remain at sea until the start, which will be given at 14:15.

Digital coverage for the start 📺📱💻

🌐Race website / 🗺 Mapping

Up to 5 miles west of Cape Fréhel, the cartography will be updated every 5 minutes, then every 15 minutes until midnight. The positioning of the boats will then be refreshed every hour until they approach Guadeloupe.

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Youtube (broadcast of the Live departure) :

TV: Live from 1.25pm to 4pm

Broadcast in more than 120 territories (Europe and international)

France: Start to be followed on France 3, France 2, L'Equipe, TF1, BFM TV, Infosport+, Eurosport France, Tébéo, Tébésud, NA TV, Ouest France, Sportall...