Sailing News

Figaro 3 – La Solitaire du Figaro – Saint Brieuc FRA – Leg 1 – Day 1, 35 foiling Figaros 3 underway

After 18 hours underway at the Solitaire du Figaro Regatta, Xavier Macaire FRA was on the first position 0,4nm ahead of Corentin Douget FRA, with Tom Laperche FRA another 0,1nm behind this morning UTC. The Vendée-Globe-Winner Armel Le Cléach FRA was only on rank 16 among the 35 starters. —– The start to the first of four legs of this most important race of the French Solo National Championship held on monotype Figaro 3 boats was given in in Saint Brieuc at the French Atlantic Coast yesterday afternoon. Leg 1 leads over 642nm to the Fastnet Rock off Ireland and back to Saint Brieuc in northern Brittany. In an initial 15kn decreasing wind, the fleet was still closely together this morning. —– The race tracker, the news (in English or French) and the video of the start.