On Wednesday, 23 November, the long time leader of the Rhum Multi Class, Gilles Buekenhout (JESS), reported his yacht had capsized.
French skipper Yoann Richomme does the double with Back-To-Back Class40 wins in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.
Britain’s Pip Hare (Medallia) finished 12th IMOCA, and James Haryada (Gentoo) 14th in the early hours of Wednesday morning (23 November).
Thomas Ruyant (LInkedOut) is king of the Transats after record breaking Route du Rhum IMOCA win
Two people died when a motor boat carrying 11 people capsized as the first boat was finishing the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
Charles Coudrelier on the Ultim 32/23 Maxi Edmond de Rothchild wins Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, breaking course record
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
French skipper Fabrice Amedeo has abandoned his Imoca, Nexans – Art & Fenetres following an explosion and fire on board.
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.
Four yachts competing in the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe have been forced to retire following Dismasting or Capsize incidents Saturday (12 Nov 2022)
Belgian Class40 skipper Jonas Gerckens has been forced to retire from the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.