Category Situation

17
Dec 17

Onboard the Maxi Trimaran MACIF

Atlantic Ocean, 46º52’28″N 05º40'54″W

24 hours with French sailor François Gabart onboard  his 100ft trimaran MACIFdesigned by the VPLP design team, this 30-metre wide, 21 metre wide boat has been designed for solo sailing. A light boat (14.5 tonnes) with very fine hulls.
Francois Gabart breaks Solo Round the World Record.
Departure Sat Nov 4, 2017
Arrival Sun Dec 17, 2017

Solo Round the World Tour 42D 16h 40min 35s
Max Speed 47 knots
Average Speed 27,2 Knots
Max Average in 24hs 35,2 Knots
Max dist traveled 24hs 851 NM
Actual dist traveled 27859,7 NM

Reference Time Records:

Max advance vs Coville’s Record 2799,8 NM
Ouessant / Good Hope 11D 20h 10min
Ouessant / Cape Agulhas 11D 22h 20min
Ouessant / Cape Leeuwin 19D 14h 10min
Ouessant / Cape Horn 29D 03h 15min
Ouessant / Equator turn around 36D 01h 30min
Ocean Pacific Crossing 7D 15h 15min
Cape Horn / Equator 6D 22h 15min
Equator/Equator 30D 4h 45min

Photo assignment for GQ Magazine.

http://www.gqmagazine.fr/tudor/danslapeaude/francoisgabart24 hours with French sailor François Gabart onboard  his 100ft trimaran MACIFdesigned by the VPLP design team, this 30-metre wide, 21 metre wide boat has been designed for solo sailing. A light boat (14.5 tonnes) with very fine hulls.

22
Aug 17

Charlie Capelle – Acapella

La Trinité-sur-Mer, Morbihan, Brittany, France 47º26’50″N 03º11'52″W

Acapella (the sister ship of Mike Birch famous Olympus) built by Walter Green in 1980 and skippered by Charlie Capelle, preparing to take part in  "La Route du Rhum" 2018, La Trinite-sur-Mer, Brittany, France.Acapella, the sister ship of Mike Birch famous Olympus, built by Walter Green in 1980 and skippered by Charlie Capelle, preparing to take part in “La Route du Rhum” 2018.

http://www.acapellaocean.com/

10
Jul 17

Arcachon Bay

Bassin D'Arcachon, Gironde, France 44º40'48″N 01º08'19″W

COUV 558ok.inddPhoto assignment for Voiles et Voiliers.

20
Mar 17

Winter Surf

Le Loch, Morbihan, Brittany, France 47º45’16″N 03º30'53″W

The regularity and beauty of the waves at Le Loch beach have made this a hot spot for surfers.The regularity and beauty of the waves at Le Loch beach have made this a hot spot for surfers.

01
Jan 17

2017

Global

On a rocky headland, locality Le Courégant, in front of the Ile de Groix.

08
Oct 16

TRASH

Atlantic Coast

Trash floating on the Brittany shore line,Le Courégant, France.

27
May 16

Loick Peyron & Pen Duick II

Le Pouliguen, France 47º16’28″N 2º25’28″W

Loick Peyron back to Le Pouliguen on Pen Duick II after he had retired from the Transat Bakerly.Loick Peyron back to Le Pouliguen on Pen Duick II after he had retired from the Transat Bakerly.

01
Mar 16

Sail In Festival

Bilbao, Biscay, Spain 43º16’09″N 02º56'02″W

SAIL in Festival_2016BlogExhibition in the Metro Bilbao : INDAUTXU, MOYÚA, SAN MAMES, SANTURTZI From February 25 to April 1 2016

01
Nov 15

Langkawi Island

Langkawi Island, Malaysia 6º22’12″N 99º47'04″E

LangkawiIslandBlog

25
Oct 15

ISAF YOUTH WORLDS EMERGING NATIONS PROGRAMME

Langkawi Island, Malaysia 6º18’57″N 99º49'05″E

ISAF Emerging Nations Program, Langkawi, Malaysia.The Emerging Nations Programme will create opportunities and better prepare young sailors as they build up to the 2015 ISAF Youth Worlds set to be held in Langkawi, Malaysia from 27 December 2015 to 3 January 2016.

ISAF will host regional performance clinics in five continents to provide class specific coaching expertise. Furthermore, training tips, rules sessions and more will be delivered to enable young sailors to become better all-round competitors.

For more information visit the official website of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) http://www.sailing.org/news/39868.php

Photo assignment for the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).