From the following article on the Transat Jacques Vabre website:
Start of the Transat Jacques Vabre set for 1300hrs Thursday off Le Havre
At a skippers briefing at 1500hrs local time today race direction confirmed that the start of the 11th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre from Le Havre to Itajaí, Brazil will be at 1300hrs (local time) on Thursday, November 7, for Class40, Multi50, IMOCA and MOD70.
The fleet will dock out from Le Havre’s Paul Vatine Basin in the morning at 0930hrs am starting with the Class 40 Proximedia – Sauvez mon enfant until 1100hrs with the MOD70 Oman Air -Musandam moves out. The Quinette lock gates open at 1115hrs.
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