Please select your home edition
Edition
Protector 728x90

Balise de détresse déclenchée à bord du Maxi80 Prince de Bretagne

by Fanny Evenat on 28 Jan 2014
Prince de Bretagne © Marcel Mochet
Parti le vendredi 17 janvier à 14h52, pour tenter de battre le record de la Mauricienne ralliant Port-Louis en rade de Lorient et Port-Louis dans l'archipel des Mascareignes détenu depuis 2009 par Francis Joyon, Lionel Lemonchois a déclenché manuellement la balise de détresse de son Maxi80 Prince de Bretagne, ce lundi à 15h57, mais n'a pu être joint depuis.

Immédiatement, le CROSS Gris-Nez a prévenu son équipe à terre et pris en charges les opérations. Rappelons que le marin, qui entamait son onzième jour de mer, évoluait à environ 800 milles au large des côtes Brésiliennes, quasiment à la latitude de Rio de Janeiro, au prés dans un flux de sud-est soufflant entre 16 et 18 nœuds.

Des précisions à suivre dès que Prince de Bretagne
BIA 2017 Adelaide 660x82 SailingInsun - AC ProgramSail Exchange 660x82 Used Sails

Related Articles

America's Cup - Finals Day 3 - Paul Cayard reports from Bermuda
Races five and six of the 35th America’s Cup were held today on Great Sound in Bermuda in 10 knots of wind. Races five and six of the 35th America’s Cup were held today on Great Sound in Bermuda in 10 knots of wind. The question on everyone’s mind was: Did Oracle Team USA find some speed to make this Cup competitive? The answer is yes!
Posted today at 3:43 am
America's Cup Finals - Saturday's match action-shots by Ingrid Abery
Ingrid Abery was on water at 2017 America's Cup Finals and provided this gallery of images from Saturday's action action Ingrid Abery was on water at 2017 America's Cup Finals and provided this gallery of images from 24 June, Saturday's action action.
Posted today at 2:31 am
America's Cup - Spithill and Oracle Team USA get on track with win
Oracle Team USA set off for the race course, confident of improvements that would close a speed gap with Emirates Team. After five days of improvements to hardware and sailing technique, Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill and his team set off for the race course on Saturday afternoon confident of improvements that would close a speed gap with Emirates Team New Zealand.
Posted today at 2:02 am
America's Cup - The fightback starts here
Day three of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, was full of drama, incident and history-making action Day three of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, was full of drama, incident and history-making action, but the big story of the day is the fightback Oracle Team USA staged against their rivals for the Auld Mug, Emirates Team New Zealand.
Posted today at 1:36 am
Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to the beautiful Madeira Islands
12 two-man teams will compete in the first stage of their 2017 season, which will continue throughout the year. Alongside the main GC32 Stadium Racing action, for the first time in the Series' history, the Flying Phantom Series will take flight as part of the on-water line-up, promising a festival of foiling for locals and tourists that is not to be missed.
Posted on 23 Jun
Extreme Sailing Series sailors outshine in RedBull Youth America's Cup
Land Rover BAR Academy squad pulled off a dramatic last gasp victory to beat New Zealand and Switzerland to the title. The Brits were not the only squad showcasing their prowess and finely-tuned skills on the Great Sound in Bermuda. The two other podium finishers also featured faces who at various times have competed in the Extreme Sailing Series.
Posted on 22 Jun
Barcelona revealed as venue for Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4
Race Village will provide the perfect viewing arena for the racing, and will also offer a host of on-shore entertainment The cosmopolitan capital of Spain's Catalonia, a major tourist destination and one of the world's leading cultural and economic centres, is the final venue to be announced as part of the 2017 global tour.
Posted on 22 Jun
Great Britain grabs Red Bull Youth AC title in last-minute upset
Great Britain’s Land Rover BAR Academy have crowned Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Champions in most dramatic of fashions Great Britain’s Land Rover BAR Academy have been crowned Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Champions in the most dramatic of fashions, following a fantastic final day of racing on Bermuda’s Great Sound. New Zealand and Switzerland rounded out the podium.
Posted on 22 Jun
Stunning podium finish for Team Tilt at Red Bull Youth America's Cup
Team Tilt did it! Sebastien Schneiter & his team finished second edition of Red Bull Youth America's Cup in third place Team Tilt did it! Sebastien Schneiter and his team finished the second edition of the Red Bull Youth America's Cup in third place overall, achieving their sought after and hard-fought podium position. Land Rover BAR Academy are crowned Red Bull Youth America’s Cup champions with defenders NZL Sailing team in second place.
Posted on 22 Jun
Team Tilt in second place going into final day of Red Bull Youth AC
Switzerland’s Team Tilt ended the opening day of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup finals in second place Switzerland’s Team Tilt, led by Sebastien Schneiter, ended the opening day of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup finals (a youth version of the main event reserved for 18-24 year olds) in second place overall with one day left to go. The young team performed well in challenging conditions.
Posted on 21 Jun