Route du Rhum – Banque Populaire IX capsizes

Latest reports for the Route du Rhum fleet continue with news of the capsize by French former Vendée Globe winner, Armel Le Cléac’h, on board Maxi SoloBanque Populaire IX.

Route du Rhum – A third of fleet head for land

The first 24hrs of racing have seen over a third of the fleet head for land and the worst of the weather and sea state is yet to come. Of the 123 boats that crossed the Route du Rhum start…

Edmond de Rothschild out whilst Thomson leads IMOCAs

The tough weather conditions are starting to take their toll on the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe fleet in the Bay of Biscay

Route du Rhum underway off Saint Malo on Sunday

The 11th edition and 40th anniversary staging of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race got underway off the Brittany port of Saint Malo on Sunday

Route du Rhum – Phil Sharp aims for second consecutive win

Phil Sharp, Class40 skipper of Imerys Clean Energy aims for a second consecutive win in the Route du Rhum

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild prepares for Route du Rhum

On November 4th, Sébastien Josse is set to leave at the helm of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild on his 3rd participation in the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe