Transat Jacque Vabre Musing

It has been a beautiful thing to behold. The 2013 Transat Jacques Vabre delivered all that it promised and more. Building on its long, colorful tradition, the race provided 20+ days of top flite ocean racing. After a rough and stormy start, the fleet flew across the Bay of Biscay and down the coast of […]

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Meanwhile……in the Mini-Transat

The lead ministas have started their jump across the Atlantic with the fastest course looking to be just a little South of the great circle route. The report below is courtesy of the 2013 Mini-Transat race organization – There’s a holiday atmosphere in the fleet, the wind has finally eased in the race area and […]

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“Edmond de Rothschild” first to Itajai

The MOD70 Trimaran Edmond de Rothschild has crossed the line into Itajai – first over in the 2013 Transat Jacques Vabre! Congratulations to Sebastian Josse and Charles Caudrelier for their 11 day 5 hour crossing. The two big trimarans fought all the way across the Atlantic. Essentially even until Cape Finisterre when EDR broke free […]