the golden era?

With all the carnage in the big multi’s, maybe the Route Du Rhum should go back to the boats of a “gentler” time…
Simplicity with lightness are the watch words for this piece of glorious history. Originally named Groupe Pierre 1er for the French skipper Florence Arthaud, she won the Route du Rhum in 1990. Florence Arthaud became the first ever woman to win such a major offshore sailing race.