Mother Nature is not on the side of French race organisers this autumn. The Mini Transat fleet remains mostly in Gijon with the exception of five boats that made it to Sada.
With a forecast suggesting squalls of up to 50 knots from Monday night and into Tuesday, the race organisers of the Transat Jacques Vabre have decided to postpone tomorrow’s scheduled start t
Making the most of a powerful trade winds, Spindrift 2 continues her attempt on the Route of Discovery record at full tilt.
From Gijon to Sada, the Mini sailors are gagging to leave.
The Transat Jacques Vabre is 20 years old this year, having started out as the Route du Café when it ran from Le Havre to Cartagena, Columbia and was sailed singlehanded for just the ORMA an
After a constant and careful analysis of the weather forecasts for Sunday, the organisers of the Transat Jacques Vabre have taken the decision to postpone the start until Monday 4th November at 141
The Mini Transat first is either in the marina at Sada, close to La Coruna or in Gijon some 120 miles east as the crow flies along the north coast of Spain.
The Class40 race will certainly be the one to watch in the Transat Jacques Vabre, which is now due to exit Le Havre on Monday with the starts for the Class40 and IMOCA 60 monohulls, before the Mult
Originally scheduled on Sunday, 3 November at 1202 UTC, the start of the 11th Transat Jacques Vabre may be postponed due to the difficult weather situation forecast for the first night at sea for t
Having reached the island of Gran Canaria yesterday at 1800 - a required mark of course that must be left to starboard - the 40m maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 is now races along the tradewind