French sailor Yoann Richomme onboard

The French sailor Pierre Antoine wins the Rhum Multi class

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21/11/2018 - 17:59
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The French sailor Pierre Antoine on the 50ft trimaran Olmix today won the Rhum Multi class in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race from Saint Malo in Brittany to Pointe-à-Pitre in the French Caribbean.

Antoine, aged 56 from Amiens, completed the 3,542-nautical mile course at 10:15.05hrs UTC this morning,  in 15 days, 21 hours and 05 minutes to win the 21-strong class of mainly amateur sailors.

This was Antoine’s fourth participation in the four-yearly classic.

The French sailor Yoann Richomme today completed a dominant start-to-finish performance to win the Class40 division in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race from Saint Malo to Pointe-à-Pitre.

The 35-year-old naval architect from Larmor-Plage in France crossed the finish line in Guadeloupe after 16 days, 3 hours and 22 minutes  and 44 seconds at sea on board his Class40 yacht, Veedol-AIC at 16:22.45UTC.  The Class40 division was the most numerous of the six classes in the 3,542-nautical mile race with 53 skippers taking part.

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