Monday, 9 December 2013

Transat Jacques Vabre 2013, It's a wrap and reflections on the race now that all classes have finished

From the following article on the Transat Jacques Vabre website:

http://www.transat-jacques-vabre.com/en/wrap

The eleventh edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre double handed race set the longest course yet in the 20 years history of the coffee route. The MOD70 one design Multihulls set a blistering pace with a head to match race all of the 5450 miles course from Le Havre to Itajaí, Brasil. The IMOCA Open 60 fleet featured 10 boats from the last Vendée Globe and the flourishing Class 40 fleet drew 26 entries and delivered a truly international podium. And the Multi 50 class also enjoyed a thrilling match race between the top two protagonists.

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