Route du Rhum – Multi Class Leader Gilles Buekenhout (JESS) has capsized

On Wednesday, 23 November, the long time leader of the Rhum Multi Class, Gilles Buekenhout (JESS), reported his yacht had capsized.

Route du Rhum – Yoann Richomme takes Back-To-Back wins in Class40

French skipper Yoann Richomme does the double with Back-To-Back Class40 wins in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

Route du Rhum – First British finishers Pip Hare and James Haryada

Britain’s Pip Hare (Medallia) finished 12th IMOCA, and James Haryada (Gentoo) 14th in the early hours of Wednesday morning (23 November).

Route du Rhum – Record breaking IMOCA win for Thomas Ruyant

Thomas Ruyant (LInkedOut) is king of the Transats after record breaking Route du Rhum IMOCA win

Two die in Route du Rhum race finish accident

Two people died when a motor boat carrying 11 people capsized as the first boat was finishing the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe

Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe – Coudrelier sets new record

Charles Coudrelier on the Ultim 32/23 Maxi Edmond de Rothchild wins Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, breaking course record

Route du Rhum update – “Death did not want me today”

Hello everyone. I am safe and sound on a freighter which will drop me off in the Azores tomorrow morning. My IMOCA Nexans – Art et Fenêtres sank in flames before my very eyes

Route du Rhum – Explosion aboard Imoca Nexans – Art & Fenetres

French skipper Fabrice Amedeo has abandoned his Imoca, Nexans – Art & Fenetres following an explosion and fire on board.

Route du Rhum – First the good news . . .

The Route du Rhum managed some good news with the rescue of Thibaut Vauchel-Camus. But then news was received of other skippers who hade suffered misfortune Sunday.

Route du Rhum – News Flash – 4 Yachts capsize/dismasted in one day

Four yachts competing in the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe have been forced to retire following Dismasting or Capsize incidents Saturday (12 Nov 2022)

Route du Rhum – Jonas Gerckens out . . . Francois Gabart new leader

Belgian Class40 skipper Jonas Gerckens has been forced to retire from the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

Route du Rhum – Damien Seguin’s APICIL struck by cargo ship and dismasted

Damien Seguin’s IMOCA Groupe APICIL was hit by a cargo ship and dismasted around 03:30hrs (French time) this morning.