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Artemis crosses Transat Jacques Vabre finish line
By Tim Kelly,
10:32 PM Sat 28 Nov 2009
British sailor Sam Davies and her co-skipper Sidney Gavignet crossed the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre race at 05:50 GMT [on Saturday November 28th] after 19 days racing. The pair finished in 10th place in the fast Atlantic dash from Le Havre, France to the Caribbean Sea, with less than 12 hours separating the final six boats to finish. ...
British duo Caffari and Thompson finish Transat Jacques Vabre
By Kelly Russell,
12:48 PM Sat 28 Nov 2009
British sailors Dee Caffari and Brian Thompson completed the two-handed Transat Jacques Vabre race from Le Havre, France to Costa Rica onboard Aviva. On crossing the finish line, Caffari commented: 'I’m really happy that Brian, Aviva and I have arrived safely in Costa Rica – it was tough out there for us. ...
Transat Jacques Vabre - Stealth Mode for fifth to eighth
By Transat Jacques Vabre media,
10:24 AM Fri 27 Nov 2009
Transat Jacques Vabre - And then there were four…..or not, as the case may be. The four IMOCA Open 60’s which are into the final the miles of their Transat Jacques Vabre, scrapping over fifth to eighth places, are now all in stealth mode. ...
Transat Jacques Vabre yacht Hugo Boss repaired heading back to the UK
By Alex Thomson Racing,
10:58 AM Thu 26 Nov 2009
Hugo Boss arrived into the port of Horta at 0230 local time on Thursday 19th November. The team on the ground had a small weather window in which to lift Hugo Boss from the water ahead of the impending high winds and create a temporary repair before the next low pressure system set in ...
Transat Jacques Vabre's Groupe Bel crosses the line to finish second
3:24 PM Wed 25 Nov 2009
Kito de Pavant and François Gabart on Groupe Bel crossed the finish line off Puerto Limon, Costa Rica in brisk winds and afternoon sunshine to secure second place in the Transat Jacques Vabre two handed transatlantic race. The duo's constant high speeds, always pressurising the eventual winners of this IMOCA Open 60 Class, Safran ...
Transat Jacques Vabre skipper Guillemot happy with result
By RivaCom and Sail-World.com,
4:55 AM Wed 25 Nov 2009
In the Transat Jacques Vabre transatlantic race Safran skippered by Marc Guillemot and Charles Caudrelier-Bénac crossed the finish line off Puerto Limon, Costa Rica to win the 14 boat IMOCA Open 60 Class. ...
Safran first IMOCA Open 60 home in Transat Jacques Vabre
By RivaCom and Sail-World.com,
9:37 PM Tue 24 Nov 2009
Transat Jacques Vabre - at 08:52:10hrs GMT/UTC (02:52:10hrs local time Tuesday 24th) after 15 days 19 hrs 22 mins 10 secs on course Safran co-skippered by France's Marc Guillemot and Charles Caudrelier-Bénac crossed the finish line off Puerto Limon, Costa Rica to win the 14 boat IMOCA Open 60 Class in the transatlantic race. ...
Transat Jacques Vabre: Safran and Groupe Bel in stealth mode
By Safran Sailing Team,
10:28 AM Tue 24 Nov 2009
Since 1100 hrs this morning, Safran and Groupe Bel have switched to stealth mode. They had one final card left to play with the finish still expected in the middle of the night between midnight and 0400 hrs CET (2300 hrs - 0300 hrs GMT). ...
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