Francesca Clapcich , State Street Bank. Ph.Alexis Coruocoux
By Press Mare
30/08/2021 - 03:42

La Solitaire first leg completed. Fra Clapcich ready to start Leg 2

After 620nm Francesca Clapcich and the whole fleet of 34 skippers arrived in Lorient. Sunday 29 August at 2:00 pm Leg 2 departure with live streaming on the event website.

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Swiss Siegfried Studer is the 13th entry in the Global Solo Challenge
By Global Solo Challenge
08/03/2021 - 01:00

Swiss Siegfried Studer is the 13th entry in the Global Solo Challenge

Siegfried Studer from Claro in Switzerland started sailing in his mid thirties and right from the beginning it has become an all encompassing passion

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French Frédéric Switala is the 12th entry in the GSC
By Global Solo Challenge
07/03/2021 - 11:45

French Frédéric Switala is the 12th entry in the GSC

From his first navigation from Marseille to Corsica as a child he dreamed of crossing the Atlantic single-handed one day

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François Gabart: “We can still raise the level of the game and go much faster”
By MACIF Course au Large
29/11/2019 - 11:09

François Gabart: We can still raise the level of the game and go much faster

46 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds is the new single-handed round the world record, held by François Gabart as of Sunday 17 December

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Solo round the world: François Gabart: “I can’t wait to get to Cape Horn!”
By MACIF Course au Large
29/11/2019 - 11:09

Solo round the world: François Gabart: “I can’t wait to get to Cape Horn!”

After four weeks at sea, François Gabart has managed to reposition himself ahead of a low-pressure system

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Icebergs and a not so Pacific Ocean for François Gabart
By MACIF Course au Large
29/11/2019 - 11:10

Icebergs and a not so Pacific Ocean for François Gabart

As if to mark the halfway point of his round the world, François Gabart encountered something unexpected

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Round the world solo: New reference time for François Gabart at Cape Leeuwin
By MACIF Course au Large
29/11/2019 - 11:11

Round the world solo: New reference time for François Gabart at Cape Leeuwin

Similar to when he entered on the Indian ocean, François Gabart has set a new reference time single-handed between Ouessant and Leeuwin on his trimaran MACIF

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Solo round the world: Gabart and his MACIF Trimaran
By MACIF Course au Large
29/11/2019 - 11:06

Solo round the world: Gabart and his MACIF soon to take off again

After a little over 17 days at sea, François Gabart and his MACIF Trimaran are still in the lead by about 1 and a half days in relation to the Thomas Coville’s time

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François Gabart: “I am not talking to her yet, but it won’t be long before I am”
By MACIF Course au Large
29/11/2019 - 11:06

François Gabart: “I am not talking to her yet, but it won’t be long before I am”

On Thursday, François Gabart entered the Indian Ocean in a record time of 12 days, 22 hours, and 20 minutes

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Solo round the world : The MACIF trimaran is on standby from Sunday 22 Octobe
By MACIF Course au Large
29/11/2019 - 11:05

Solo round the world : The MACIF trimaran is on standby from Sunday 22 October

François Gabart together with the whole team will be on standby as of Sunday, with a view to attempting the single-handed round the world record

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