Class40 title still in play at Transat Jacques Vabre

Published on November 13th, 2015

(November 13, 2015; Day 19) – While three of the four podiums may be settled in the 12th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre, the Class 40 duel between Yannick Bestaven and Pierre Brasseur (Le Conservateur) and Maxime Sorel and Sam Manuard (V and B) continues off Recife this Friday morning in a light 8-10kts SE’ly breeze. There is just 13 miles between Le Conservateur and V and B, the chasing duo having gained a couple of small miles in the last 36 hours. This Class 40 battle is very likely to go to the finish line.

1 – FenêtréA Prysmian, Erwan Le Roux and Giancarlo Pedote
2 – Ciela Village, Thierry Bouchard and Oliver Krauss
3 – Arkema, Lalou Roucayrol and César Dohy

1 – PRB, Vincent Riou and Sébastien Col
2 – Banque Populaire VIII, Armel Le Cléac’h and Erwan Tabarly
3 – Queguiner – Leucemie Espoir, Yann Elies and Charlie Dalin

1 – Macif, François Gabart and Pascal Bidégorry
2 – Sodebo Ultim’, Thomas Coville and Jean-Luc Nélias

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12th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre in brief
• A legendary race 22 years old and 2015 marks the 12th edition
• Two founding partners: the city of Le Havre and brand Jacques Vabre
• Four classes on the starting line: Class40, Multi50, IMOCA and Ultimate
• Starting October 25 in Le Havre (FRA) for the 5400nm course to Itajaí (BRA)


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