Yannick Bestaven's disappointment
Just a few days ago, Yannick Bestaven was more than 400 miles ahead of his competitors. Last night, he was caught by Charlie Dalin and this morning by Thomas Ruyant. Yannick shares his disappointment in this video, explaining that he struggles in a light wind zone.
31.05Gentoo partners with Blue Marine Foundation…Gentoo Sailing Team are pleased to announce a partnership with ocean charity Blue Marine Foundation. Blue Marine focuses on addressing overfishing, creating marine reserves, and restoring vital habitats. Its mission is to see 30 percent of the world’s ocean under effective protection by 2030.…24.05FIVE MONTHS IN!…An update from Phil Sharp…18.05IMOCA world Champion Charlie Dalin joins 11th Hour Racing for Leg 5…Charlie Dalin (FRA), the two-time IMOCA world champion, will join the only US entry in The Ocean Race for the critical double-pointer leg from Newport, Rhode Island, to Aarhus, Denmark.…12.05Kevin Escoffier reveals his crew for Leg 5 of The Ocean Race aboard Holcim-PRB…Charles Caudrelier, skipper of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Gitana Team) and reigning winner of The Ocean Race, boards Holcim-PRB. Abby Ehler, Sam Goodchild and Yann Riou (OBR) will also be part of the crew for this Leg 5.…09.05Guyot Environnement-Team Europe dismasts, all crew members safe…In the final stage of the fourth leg of The Ocean Race, fate dealt a heavy blow to GUYOT environnement - Team Europe. On the night of Tuesday, 9 May, the mast broke on the black yacht in heavy sea and wind conditions.…05.0536.55 knots over 500 meters! Thomas Ruyant signs a performance right away with his new boat…Three days before the start of the main event in this fourth edition of the Guyader - Bermudes 1000 Race Brest - Brest, the skippers competed in the traditional Défi Pom’Potes speed runs in Brest harbour.…
NEW VIDEO - THE COST OF SPEED
A few days after the finish of Leg 5 in Aarhus, Abby Ehler, Yann Eliès and Simon Fisher spoke about their seven days at sea. Indeed, this race across the Atlantic will have required the crews to keep up a frantic pace in…•••
Biotherm hits the Aarhus In-Port Race
As the IMOCAs got underway just after 1400 local time, the sea breeze had built to nearly 10 knots, providing steady conditions for the fleet. The rectangular configuration race course was set at three laps.•••