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Jul 15

Sensation Ocean

Lorient, Morbihan, Brittany, France 47º36’48″N 03º22'28″W

With Alain Gautier on board the Orma 60 Sensation Ocean, Lorient, Brittany, France.

With Alain Gautier on board the trimaran Sensation Ocean, ORMA 60’ ( Ex: Foncia ).

Photo assignment for Sensation Ocean.

Nov 14

Start of the Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe 2014

Saint Malo, Brittany, France 48º42’04″N 2º18’00″W

Route Du Rhum 2014.

91 skippers started the tenth edition of La Route du Rhum crossing the line to begin the 3542 Nms solo Transatlantic passage from Saint-Malo to Pointe-a- Pitre in Guadeloupe.

Start of the Route Du Rhum 2014.


Oct 14


Saint Malo, Brittany, France 48º38’54″N 2º01’34″W

Saint-Malo is a walled port city in Brittany in northwestern France on the English Channel. It is a sub-prefecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine department.

Dec 11

Orange II

Vannes, Brittany, France 47°38'56"N 2°45'39.78"W

Fade to Orange
Orange 2 was a battlewagon of a solution to the Jules Verne problem that turned out to be the right tool for a 50-day job in 2005, but the way the trimarans Groupama 3 and then BP5 shattered just about every record that Bruno Peyron’s big cat took brings up an obvious question: Will we ever see a new record-breaking maxi cat again? This study in geometry comes from earlier this year at the Multiplast yard in Vannes, Brittany.
Words: Alan Block