The 2021 Transat Jacques Vabre ended Sunday with the very last boat, the Class40 Terre Exotique, crossing the finish line less than an hour before the cut-off time
Class 40 victory has gone to Redman, co-skippered by Frenchman Antoine Carpentier and Pablo Santurde Del Arco of Spain
Britain’s Sam Davies and co-skipper Nico Lunven on Initiatives Coeur finished fifth in the IMOCA class of the 2021 Transat Jacques Vabre.
Following the Ocean 50 fleet leaders home, Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier aboard Maxi Edmond de Rothschild win the Transat Jacques Vabre Ultimate fleet race
Sébastien Rogues and Matthieu Souben on Primonial have taken line honours and the Ocean Fifty multihull title in the 2021 Transat Jacques Vabre race.
HBF-Reforest’Action has withdrawn from the TJV race. Kito de Pavant and Gwen Gbick saw their bowsprit explode under the pressure of the gennaker while sailing at 20 knots.
After nine days of racing Maxi Edmond de Rothschild keeps getting faster at the front of the Ultimes whilst the Ocean Fifty class may well be shuffled as they enter the Doldrums.
After one week of the 15th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre three of the four boats with a British crew member are still racing.
ransat Jacques Vabre – 3,300 miles of separation. After six days of racing, the first signs of wear and tear are appearing on board the boats and fatigue is putting the sailors to the test.
There was a lead change in the IMOCAs this morning but as the Ultimes power south to Cape Verde, many of the Class 40 are stuck again without wind